Animals in Flight
Wings carry tiny insects, fluttering butterflies, and backyard birds, and they even once propelled some dinosaurs up and through the skies. Find out how, when, and why birds and beasts have taken to the air, and discover how wings work in this informative and brilliantly illustrated book about flight.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - JulieMagen - LibraryThing
This book is all about different kinds of birds throughout time. The main place that the information comes from is on the sides of the pages. There is actually a small amount written on each page, but ... Read full review
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350 million air moves ancient Arctic barn swallow beaks bees begin to fly bird blood bodies butterfly catch Central and South change direction quickly cliffs create lift dinosaurs dive dragonfly Ducks eggs escape danger extinct eyesight falcon fast fastest insect feathers feed on flying feeds at night fins flap flies flowers flyer flying animals flying fish flying frog flying insects Flying squirrel forty feet front wings glide half feet Hawks helicopter hive honey honeybee hover hummingbird hunt inches long jump ladybug largest level flight lives in Central migrate miles per hour million years ago nectar nest pond pounds prey provide lift pteranodon pulled queen quickly and gracefully reach speeds Reptile robin scarlet macaw six inches skimming skin stretched smallest snake Soaring South America spine-tailed swift suction toes tree turn loops upside vampire bat feeds wandering albatross warm wasp weighs less wings measure wingspan wingtip