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Photo: So that's what seagull chicks look like

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Our photo of the day reveals a link to the past.

"Dinosaurs!" writes photographer loren chipman beneath this fabulous photo of two young birds. While I was marveling at the fact that I'm not sure I've ever even seen a baby seagull before, the photographer was thinking a step ahead of my. She writes:

"Saw these and thousands more while walking Anacapa Island in Channel Islands National Park. I, for one, have no trouble recognizing these birds as the descendants of dinosaurs."

Right??

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