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始祖鸟
Simplified 始祖鸟
Traditional 始祖鳥
Pin Yin
shi3 zu3 niao3
English
  • Archaeopteryx
Examples:
1. 另据悉,中国科学家将这类始祖鸟化石暂定名为“神州始祖鸟”。
According to another report, Chinese scientists have temporarily named this type of archaeopteryx fossil "the Divine Land Archaeopteryx".
2. 始祖鸟已灭绝的侏罗纪时期原始鸟类(始祖鸟目属),具有类似麻雀的特征,如牙齿及长而多骨的尾巴。它可能代表了爬行动物与鸟类间的转变形式
An extinct primitive bird(genus Archaeopteryx)of the Jurassic period, having lizardlike characteristics, such as teeth and a long, bony tail.It may represent a transitional form between reptiles and birds.
3. 中国发现始祖鸟化石
China discovers archaeopteryx fossils
4. 但是,关于始祖鸟的研究,却一直源源不断。
However, the study of archaeopteryx has never stopped.
5. 而这次始祖鸟化石的发现,比先前发现的鸟化石时代更早,层位更低,特征更加原始。
However, this find of archaeopteryx fossils are from a much earlier age, lower in stratus and more primitive in features than previously discovered archaeopteryx.
6. 一八六二年德国巴伐利亚州最早发现始祖鸟时,曾轰动全球。
In 1862 at the earliest finding of archaeopteryx in the state of Bavaria, Germany, it stirred the whole world.
7. 鉴于此,国际上对在中国寻找出更原始、更古老的鸟类的真正祖先寄予希望,而中国科学家也表示,在中国有可能发现比始祖鸟更早的鸟的化石。
In view of this, the world places hopes of tracing the more primitive and more ancient, true ancestor of birds in China, and Chinese scientists also expressed possibly discovering fossils of birds earlier than the archaeopteryx in China.
8. 一百多年来,世界同时代的始祖鸟总共发现8块,且仅局限于这一地区。
Over the past 100 years, the world has totally discovered 8 archaeopteryx findings from the same period, and only confined to this area.
9. 古生物学家还讨论了始祖鸟是否会飞的问题。
Paleontologists also debated whether Archaeopteryx could fly.
10. 这是仅存的一幅始祖鸟画像。
This is the only picture extant of a stereognathus.