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A detailed profile of the carnivorous Microraptor, a small feathered creature that was an exceptional climber and glider. Find out where this creature lived, what it ate, how it climbed and how it used its four wings for gliding from tree to tree. There are also comparisons between the prehistoric Microraptor and the modern-day Flying Dragon and Flying Snake.
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8 February 2012

Classroom Ideas

This clip can be used as a basis for research to create dinosaur information cards, individual profiles, non-chronological reports or 'Prehistoric Podcasts'. It could be used use as a basis for writing recount of an event or writing from the perspective of one of the dinosaurs as recounts.

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