Subject: How were the Pterodactyls able to fly when they weight more than birds?
Date: Wed Sep 19 08:05:29 2001
Posted by Shelagh
Grade level: nonaligned
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City: adelaide State/Province: No state entered.
Area of science: Zoology
I understand that the limit of flight for a bird is around 40 pounds i.e the
Mute swan and the African Bustard. So I'm a little puzzled as to how an animal
the weight of the Pterodactyls and the like were able to take off and stay
aloft, particularly from a carcass or the ground?
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