This Fluffy Little Dinosaur Had Bat-Like Wings

Dinosaurs come in all shapes and sizes.


After over a century and a half of discovery, you’d think dinosaurs would start getting a little mundane. Paleontologists have already described over 500 different genera of the prehistoric celebrities, and the shape of the dinosaur family tree is well known. But almost on a monthly basis, paleontologists describe new saurians that set social media afire with cries of “What is that thing?” The unexpectedly herbivorous Chilesaurus did so earlier this week, and now, hot on its scaly heels, comes Yi qi—the “strange wing”.