Published Online: 19 APR 2001
Copyright © 2001 John Wiley & Sons, Ltd. All rights reserved.
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Chiappe, L. M. 2001. Mesozoic Birds. eLS. .
- Published Online: 19 APR 2001
Mesozoic birds are those birds that lived between 150 and 65 million years ago, during the last half of the age of large dinosaurs. During this 85 million years of known history, the Mesozoic birds evolved a wide range of basic body forms and lifestyles.