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Message 86 of 95 (340892)
08-17-2006 6:32 PM
Reply to: Message 17 by mr_matrix
07-04-2006 2:34 PM

Flying snakes
Mr_Matrix writes:
Flight is a complex process that requires the perfectly designed and well coordinated sophisticated systems that involve special repiratory system with avian lungs, special circulatory system fit for flight, perfectly designed feathers, hollow bones, fully develped wings, and high metabolism other wise any of these systems missing the bird cannot fly and will be eliminated.
Have you ever heard of Chrysopelea? They are also called flying snakes. They glide through the air by making their bodies flat. They have no avian lungs, no perfectly designed feathers, no wings. In fact, they have no limbs at all. They're snakes, remember?
And yet they fly. Well, sort of. They don't nearly fly as well as birds do, and compared to a humming bird, I guess you could say they fly only slightly better than a brick. Yet, by your logic, they should not exist.
Well, they do and they thrive. They falsify your theory that flight must be perfect or else it won't work at all.
Edited by Parasomnium, : No reason given.

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Message 88 of 95 (340896)
08-17-2006 6:42 PM
Reply to: Message 87 by Brad McFall
08-17-2006 6:36 PM

Re: Flying snakes
Corn snakes? You mean, put them in a bowl, add milk, and munch away? Oh wait...
Anyway, snakes trigger you, don't they? But what's your point in relation to the topic?

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