97% of palaeontologists believe that the archaeopteryx probably did not actually breath fire, regardless of how much it looked like a dragon.
99% of artists believe that palaeontologists are almost certainly no fun at parties.
76% of all statistics are completely made up.
image notes: hand inked. colour work in gimp. drawing based on the below fossil of the archaeopteryx.
Seriously, how’s this for a transition species. I love this fossil.