Microraptor is…

The smallest raptor and one of the most bird-like.  It had a short stubby beak-like snout and iridescent black feathers.  It was the size of a crow and glided from tree to tree with both wings and feathered legs. Microraptor lived in forests by a water source.  It ate small mammals and reptiles, as well as fish.  An almost perfect fossil of it was found in northeastern China.  It even had the pigment of iridescent black flight feathers. Also, had a fin of a stingray and fish bones in its stomach.  It climbed up trees using its claws.

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