Saturday, July 24, 2010

Chicken fact #84

The chicken is T-rex's closest living relative!

It's true!

Scientists have at last uncovered the closest living relative of the mighty Tyrannosaurus rex, the most feared and famous of all the dinosaurs. For the first time, researchers have managed to sequence proteins from the long-extinct creature, leading them to the discovery that many of the molecules show a remarkable similarity to those of the humble chicken.

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3 comments:

prin said...

That's why we eat them. It's like a revenge thing. Kind of like how smoking is having fire in your hand. It's a power trip. :D

Just Breathe said...

That's pretty amazing. However I do find it hard to believe.

jaxjilmommy said...

I shall use this trivia upon someone today : )