Hopping miniature parrots suggest how birds first got airborne
Flight in the making?Diana Chin; Lentink LabBy Sam WongYou have to jump before you can fly. A species of tiny parrot saves energy by hopping from branch to branch when foraging – a skill that may have helped bird ancestors to first get off the ground. These small birds hop between branches up to 30 times a minute, gaining propulsion from their legs...
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