Sunday, June 3, 2018

Birmingham, Alabama, USA

Birds and Crocodylia are the only extant orders that are directly descended from the dinosaurs. It's not hard to imagine where this American alligator's family tree began, but birds? Nevertheless, it's true. The ancestors of both survived the great bolide impact that ended the Age of Dinosaurs 65 million years ago. [2018]

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