Once upon a time, everyone assumed dinosaur skin looked like this:
[photo credit: Flickr user normanfelchle]
Now we find out, according to a team of Yale researchers led by professor Richard Prum, that there were dinosaurs that actually looked like this:
[image credit: Michael DiGiorgio]
Feathers? Black and white stripes? Orange accents? We know what you're thinking--how they heck would they know all of this? In fact, by analyzing fossils researchers can determine color right "down to individual feathers." Read about the science behind it here.