Why does this site say that birds are dinosaurs and reptiles?
Why is the forum structured such that birds are dinosaurs and reptiles?
Because that's what they're actually considered to be, these days, even if it's kind of hidden a bit. You don't see every clade show up on a Wikipedia visit to an animal, but if you go to individual clades and find out what clades and things they belong to, you'll see that birds are dinosaurs, and that dinosaurs are reptiles. Pretty wild, yes, but true. Now I can tell people that we have a reptile refuge in my area! And yes, dinosaurs are not extinct now that birds are dinosaurs.
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