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'Mystery' of Why Penguins Can't Fly Is Solved: Their Wings Are Better at Swimming - 'and No Bird Can Excel at Both'


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Agnes
- 1298 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
The reason why penguins cannot fly has finally been laid to rest, researchers claim. Penguins cannot fly because they are such good swimmers - and no bird can excel at both, said scientists.



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Laurie H (816)
Tuesday May 21, 2013, 8:14 pm
Love those adorable penguins!!! Thanks Agnes & Sara for sending ~~~
 

David D (18)
Tuesday May 21, 2013, 9:41 pm
'mystery'???
(simpleton) me had always thought that they do fly - underwater - and quite, often extremely, elegant at that.

 

Birgit W (159)
Wednesday May 22, 2013, 3:44 am
Thanks.
 

Jason S (50)
Wednesday May 22, 2013, 5:19 pm
Good posting, thanks
 

DaleLovesOttawa O (198)
Thursday May 23, 2013, 8:54 pm
Fascinating, penguins are such a delight|!
 
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