An artistic interpretation of Sinosauropteryx and the open habitat in which it lived 130 million years ago in the Early Cretaceous. Graphic: Robert Nicholls

Fuzzy-feathered dinosaur had bandit mask like a raccoon

A raccoon-sized, feather-clad dinosaur that roamed China 130 million years ago shared a distinctive trait with the furry modern mammal that topples trash cans in North America: a stripe across their eyes resembling a bandit mask.