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 Post subject: Re: Fact or myth (RV)
Unread postPosted: Tue Sep 25, 2012 8:53 am 
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Myth :hmz: The birds that cannot fly is not the ones with huge heavy heads. Some predatory birds and parrots fly just fine with a heavy bill.

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Is a bat a bird? :hmz: Nope they are mammals but bats can fly and they do have teeth. :twisted: :whistle:


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Also depends on what kind of teeth you have in mind and what they need to do with them. :hmz: And will it then still be a bird? :hmz: Why is a bird a bird? :hmz: Is it because they have feathers or because they have a crop? :hmz: Or maybe because they do not have teeth? :hmz: :twisted:
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I will stick to myth. Not even the Pterodactyls had teeth.

Perhaps we should put this all to the test. Get a set of dentures from the late oom Kaspaas, catch a ground hornbill, glue the dentures to his beak, kick him under the butt and see if he is able to fly. We will then send our results to 'Myth Busters'

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Much wit and laughter here. :clap: :clap: :clap: I'll give the OFFICIAL answer tomorrow.

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Much wit and laughter here. :clap: :clap: :clap: I'll give the OFFICIAL answer tomorrow.


Hi "Own", can i try my luck before your answer? :)

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OWN where are you? :hmz: :whistle:


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OWN where are you? :hmz: :whistle:


Hi "picnic' do you think i should try :?

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OWN is presently in Kruger trying to catch a Ground Hornbill in order to test the bird teeth theory. (Run OWN run!!)

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Philip1 wrote:

Hi "picnic' do you think i should try :?

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OWN is presently in Kruger trying to catch a Ground Hornbill in order to test the bird teeth theory. (Run OWN run!!)

:lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol:

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Hi "picnic' do you think i should try
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Well i say it is a myth. Thousands of years ago, birds had teeth and could fly.
:think: Birds like all other living things, has got different organs.

1) A crop.
2) A second stomach called a gizzard.

:wink: They swallow the seeds or food whole, it goes to the crop then to the gizzard. The gizzad are filled with small stones, which the bird also swallow and the small stones grind the food to digest. :roll:

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