Science Tells Us If They Are Related
When you think of dinosaurs, the most common image conjured is perhaps that T. Rex from Jurassic Park or some gentle giant brontosaurus, using its towering neck to nibble leaves from trees.
Chickens, like all birds, are descendants of dinosaurs and are, in fact, their closest living relatives!
As the closest living descendants of dinosaurs, chickens have been called the “modern dinosaur,” but the fact remains that there were some evolutionary breaks.
Are Chickens Themselves Dinosaurs?
The team found that the chicken has the most similar overall chromosome pattern to its avian dinosaur ancestor.
Are They Related to Dinosaurs?
The answer to this question is a very complicated ‘no but also yes’ as there are several schools of thought and a few different classifications.
Are Chickens Reptiles?