Friday, May 14, 2010
Ancient birds struggled with liftoff
* Leigh Dayton, Science writer
* From: The Australian
* May 14, 2010 9:18AM
JUST as paleontologists thought they had resolved the dispute about how birds first flew, British researchers have found ancient birds could barely glide, let alone power through the sky.
The feathers of birds such as fearsome Archaeopteryx and its kind were too weak to support their weight if the wings flapped like modern birds, the researchers reported in the journal Science.
...the evolution theories of birds learning to fly...!
...not much better than a kinder-garden story...!
...I SUPPOSE THAT ALL THE BIRDS WITH ONE OR MORE WINGS,
DID NOT SURVIVE OR REPRODUCE AS ONLY GROUND DWELLERS...!
...THE EVEN WINGED ONES THAT COULD NOT FLY, WERE ON THE