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The Colour of Dinosaurs

In trying to picture what dinosaurs from millions of years ago looked like, palaeontologists have had limited information at their disposal, with only fossilised bones and amber samples to IDA Irelandreally work from.

Thankfully, from these samples, researchers have been able to gather fossilised granules of melanin (melanosomes) from the skin, helping us to piece together a better idea of what these creatures might have looked like.




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