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Jul 7, 2014 03:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
The world's largest ever flying bird, with a wingspan measured at around 24 feet long, was appropriately unearthed at an airport. Continue reading →
Apr 24, 2014 12:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Many pterodactyls, such as the ones depicted in Jurassic Park, were huge, but the dino-era airborne beasts evolved from a tiny flying reptile. Continue reading →
Apr 10, 2014 02:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Tiny fruit flies and fighter pilots have at least one thing in common: they both use ultra speedy banked turns to evade enemies. Continue reading →
Jan 29, 2014 06:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Flying snakes take on a strange shape that helps them to stay airborne over long distances. Continue reading →
Jan 15, 2014 01:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Birds can use this skill to fly in amazingly precise patterns that blanket the sky.
Jul 2, 2013 07:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Hawkmoths ultrasonically scream their way out of becoming dinner. Continue reading →
Jun 12, 2013 10:00 AM ET // Jennifer Viegas
The massive, winged reptiles, pterosaurs, swarmed over Cretaceous England some 110 million years ago, fossils suggest. Continue reading →