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What Color Were Dinosaurs? - Instant Egghead #34

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  1. Alligators, crocodiles and birds are all descendants of dinosaurs. (0:21)

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  2. Melanosomes found in dinosaur fossils may give insight to a dinosaur's skin color. (1:09)

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Dinosaurs died out some 65 million years ago, so how could we possibly determine the color of their skin--or feathers? As Scientific American's Eric R. Olson explains, new fossil evidence is pointing the way. Episode written by Kate Wong. --- WATCH more Instant Egghead: http://goo.gl/CkXwKj SUBSCRIBE to our channel: http://goo.gl/fmoXZ VISIT ScientificAmerican.com for the latest science news:http://goo.gl/lHq0CH