Chinese palaeontologist Xu Xing brushes away sediment to examine fossils at a dig site in Yanji, China. Photo: AP

China’s dinosaur expert digs up the prehistoric links with modern birds

  • Rapid city construction churns up a mother lode of fossils for world-famous palaeontologist to study
  • Excavation site is a cliff face at the end of an ordinary urban street
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Chinese palaeontologist Xu Xing brushes away sediment to examine fossils at a dig site in Yanji, China. Photo: AP
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