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Re: Another feather theory
On Mon, 24 May 2010, David Marjanovic wrote:
When foxes and dogs try to catch chickens they get a mouth (or paw)
full of feathers. So, the feathers make for a fluffy target and aid
in the feathered one's escape.
I could see that might be an aid smaller birds but possibly not
Also, it requires long and densely arranged feathers from the start;
that's perhaps not plausible.
Not necessarily long but dense. I'm thinking like loose furry skin on