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Re: SV: Floating pterosaurs

On Tue, Jul 7th, 2009 at 4:52 AM, Tommy Tyrberg 

> Note that it is not absolutely necessary for seabirds to be able to land
> on water. Frigatebirds can't, but still spend most of their lives over
> the sea.

Frigates are regularly fished out of swimming pools at holiday resorts in 
Queensland. They skim 
the pools to drink the fresh water, and occasionally fall in. Despite being 
'sea birds', they can't 
swim to save themselves (literally).


Dann Pigdon
GIS / Archaeologist                Australian Dinosaurs
Melbourne, Australia               http://home.alphalink.com.au/~dannj