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Section: General News - The 165-million-year-old Darwinopterus is a newly discovered fossil which proves an interesting link in the evolutionary chain.
A Chinese scientist said a new find in the fossil world has filled in a gap in the records between the short-tailed pterosaurs of around 155 million years ago and their long-tailed forebears.
Scientist said, the fossil, along with 20 others of its kind found in north-eastern China's Liaoning province, demonstrates the theory of modular evolution.
The long-necked, long-tailed Darwinopterus presented experts with the missing link in the evolutionary chain which neatly fits the theory that evolution occurs in …