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Re: Moasaurus

In a message dated 2/13/01 3:01:08 AM, twilliams_alpha@hotmail.com writes:

<< >Moa posessed no wing bones (not even vestigiel ones); [...] had a 
>type of feather more suited to body insulation / protection than flying; 
>laid large eggs in a ground nest;  [snip]

I think the same is actually true for kiwis too. >>

No it ain't. kiwis have teensy wings with two(!) claws on each. They sleep 
with their beaks tucked under the wings.

eric l.