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Re: storing a food source

On a long non-stop flight, some birds will burn off up to 50% of their body weight. Most of that burn off is fat, followed by muscle mass; in the end limited by water required for continuing breakdown of the muscle mass.

----- Original Message ----- From: "Thomas R. Holtz, Jr." <tholtz@umd.edu>
To: <augustoharo@gmail.com>; <dannj@alphalink.com.au>
Subject: Re: storing a food source

 unlikely to store fat? .....
. Perhaps also in flying birds.

Flying birds store fat, too. Just not too much...