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Re: dinosaur vs. bird locomotion
I can say from the years that I raised chickens that we had to either keep them
in cages with ceilings or clip their wings. They flew in a most ungainly
fashion and not for long distances, more of an incredible superleap, but flew
they did. Imagine Orville and Wilbur Wright's first flight.
Mickey Mortimer wrote:
> John Robinson wrote-
> >- a minor critique: chickens actually fly reasonably well. It may not be
> >pretty or strong, but they get around OK. They would rather run than fly,
> >the capability is there.
> Yes, but what about those domestic chickens that are nearly spherical from
> being fed so much grain and steroids, hmm? :)
> Mickey Mortimer