Earliest Birds Had Four Wings

American VoicesOpinion ISSUE 49•12 Mar 18, 2013

According to fossil analysis by Chinese scientists, some of the world’s first birds, which lived 150 to 100 million years ago, used feathered hind limbs as an additional set of wings and appear to have flown in a manner similar to biplanes. What do you think?

  • “That sounds so badass. Unless it flapped all four wings. Then it’s pretty dorky.”

    Micky Cobley –
    Woodenware Assembler

  • “Wow! I can’t wait to see birds of the future with just one wing!”

    Francisco Faccio –
    Furnace Cleaner

  • “Yeah, right. ‘Chinese scientists'.”

    Samantha Tindall –
    Pearl Restorer

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