Early Bird Feather with Colour Patterning from Koonwarra (image) Uppsala University Share Print E-Mail Caption A cache of 118 million-year-old fossilized dinosaur and bird feathers has been recovered from an ancient lake deposit that once lay beyond the southern polar circle. Credit Melbourne Museum Usage Restrictions May only be published in connection to reports about research by research by Kundrát & Kear et al. or after permission from artist/photographer. Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.