A wing and a prayer

时间:2019-03-06 09:06:02166网络整理admin

A winged reptile from the late Triassic will go under the hammer on 27 August in San Francisco. The world’s only fossil of Icarosaurus siefkeri set back the date for the evolution of flight by 10 million years when it was discovered in 1961. Its owner, Alfred Siefker, dug the fossil out of a New Jersey quarry when he was 17 and placed it with the American Museum of Natural History in New York. But now he plans to sell it to raise cash,