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Study on heavy birds and flight

Postby Pajarita » Tue Jul 14, 2020 10:21 am

SUPER interesting! They found that Andean condors (BIG BIRDS!) flap only 1% of their flight time using 75% of it to take off - and get this! one was recorded flying over 100 miles in 5 hours without flapping once! How cool is that?!

This is an article about it:
https://phys.org/news/2020-07-flight-he ... birds.html

And this was written by one of the scientists that did the study:
https://theconversation.com/we-tagged-a ... ing-142472
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