The Age of Birds

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Harvard University Press, 1980 - Science - 196 pages
An authoritative examination of the evolution of birds analyzes avian anatomy from an aerodynamic perspective, recounts successful and unsuccessful evolutionary adaptations, and discusses the background and meaning of many fossil discoveries

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Contents

THE FEATHERED REPTILE
1
THE ANCESTRY OF BIRDS
25
THE EVOLUTION OF FLIGHT
39
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Alan Feduccia is S. K. Heninger Professor and Chair of the Department of Biology at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. His books include "The Age of Birds", "The Origin and Evolution of Birds", and "Birds of Colonial Williamsburg".

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