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Re: CNN report on the feathered dino



Danvarner@aol.com wrote:

>       Hawks retract their legs in flight just like any other bird.  DV

Yes, but at some point most raptors have to extend their legs to capture
prey while on the wing, and at the point where maneouverability and
stability is essential (when approaching the prey or ground at high
speed).

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