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Re: Pelagornis chilensis



True, but beyond the EPB, the mechanics suggest they flew, as well.

--Mike H.


On Sep 17, 2010, at 9:02 AM, Augusto Haro wrote:

> The same may also be true for pelagornithids and Argentavis, even if
> the EPB does not suggest so in the case of these birds.
> 
> 2010/9/17 Jocelyn Falconnet <j.falconnet@gmail.com>:
>> ... indeed ! XD
>> 
>> But there may be a chance that pterosaurs were not flying animals, but
>> actually a bunch of show-off... or not.
>> 
>> 2010/9/16 Choo, Brian <bchoo@museum.vic.gov.au>:
>>> 
>>> http://www.abc.net.au/science/articles/2010/09/16/3013480.htm:
>>> 
>>> "At 5 metres, the bird's wingspan may exceed that of any other flying 
>>> animal ever to exist "
>>> 
>>> Hmmm...
>> --
>> Jocelyn Falconnet
>> 

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