Paleontology’s Technicolor Moment

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For a long time, we could only guess what color a dinosaur might be. But in the past decade, there has been an explosion of color.

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Images

https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Simple_reflectance.svg
https://opuntiavisual.org/opuntiavisual/2016/9/4/structural-color-when-light-transforms-into-art
https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Bruchfl%C3%A4che_eines_Perlmuttst%C3%BCcks.JPG
https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Santana_Group_-_fossilized_feathers_and_Dastilbe_fossil.jpg
https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Melanophores_with_dispersed_or_aggregated_melanosomes.svg
https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Spectral_image_of_Rayleigh_and_Raman_scattering_of_ethanol.jpg
https://www.istockphoto.com/vector/rainbow-background-gm1207347554-348566132
https://www.istockphoto.com/photo/littoral-zone-underwater-gm174426615-25810863
https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Palais_de_la_Decouverte_Tyrannosaurus_rex_p1050042.jpg
https://www.istockphoto.com/photo/black-panther-panthera-pardus-adult-snarling-in-defensive-posture-gm1256653107-368020089
https://www.istockphoto.com/photo/male-and-female-cardinal-birds-gm475212550-65206567
https://www.istockphoto.com/photo/ankylosaurus-in-a-forest-gm1095074698-293936610
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Hell_Creek_dinosaurs_and_pterosaurs_by_durbed.jpg
https://www.istockphoto.com/photo/wild-african-birds-group-birds-of-pink-african-flamingos-walking-around-the-blue-gm1255139255-367094361
https://www.nature.com/articles/s41467-019-10087-2#rightslink
https://www.istockphoto.com/photo/soft-water-background-gm1210381929-350627844
https://www.eurekalert.org/multimedia/663527
https://www.istockphoto.com/photo/blue-morpho-butterfly-morpho-peleides-gm487553378-73520035
https://www.istockphoto.com/photo/red-eyed-tree-frog-gm108348088-14376031
https://www.istockphoto.com/photo/scanning-scanning-electron-microscope-gm882330534-245548628
https://www.istockphoto.com/photo/horse-hair-background-gm485879315-38184602

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