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Hexbyte Glen Cove Researcher questions whether powered flight appeared on non-avialan dinosaurs

Credit: F.J. Serrano. University of Malaga Powered flight in animals—that uses flapping wings to generate thrus—is a very energetically demanding mode of locomotion that requires many anatomical and physiological adaptations. In fact, the capability to develop it has only appeared four times in the evolutionary history of animals: On insects, pterosaurs, birds and bats....

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