When Penguins Went From The Sky To The Sea
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When Penguins Went From The Sky To The Sea

About 61 million years ago, on the shore of what’s now the South Island of New Zealand, there lived a bird. It stood upright, measured about a meter tall, with wings that were pretty short for its large body, and a long, narrow bill. And it couldn’t fly, but it used those short wings to […]

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Why can’t some birds fly? –  Gillian Gibb
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Why can’t some birds fly? – Gillian Gibb

In the lush rainforests of Australia, birds roost in the low branches and amble across the forest floor, enjoying the shade and tropical fruits. But the jungle isn’t theirs alone. A dingo is prowling in the shadows, and fruit won’t satisfy his appetite. The birds flee to safety all but the cassowary, who can’t clear […]

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