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Bill Adlam wrote:
<The skein does follow the bird at the front, but this
has nothing to do with pecking order. Different birds
take turns in going first, and suffering higher drag.>
I was wondering about that. I mean, horse herds opt
to have the "boss" the back, but why would the Flying
V's [skeins?] opt for the morew turbulent leading
edge? Indeed, thanks for the correction.
<If predators are evenly distributed, you minimise
your chances of meeting one by getting in between 2 or
more other prey animals. Of course, they're all trying
to do the same...>
I said "chaos" was "the driving force of the
universe;" seems I was wrong. It's cowardice.
"He who runs away,
lives to flock another day."
- Greek proverb: "Knowledge is Inherent;
Stupidity is Learned." -
Jaime A. Headden
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