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Author Topic: Why do chickens have wings and a tail when they donít even fly?  (Read 1013 times)

Offline P-Kasso2

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Chickens aren't exactly aerodynamic, are they? But were chickens in the wild different way back in time? Could they fly? When did chickens give up flying? And will they eventually all end up wingless? And tail-less?

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Re: Why do chickens have wings and a tail when they donít even fly?
« Reply #2 on: 18 June, 2017, 05:06:48 PM »

Sorry Siasl. You call that flying? It's not even a g l i d e. It's more of a controlled suicide leap. I call this flying....


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Re: Why do chickens have wings and a tail when they donít even fly?
« Reply #3 on: 19 June, 2017, 02:59:31 PM »
it's not graceful, I admit, but there is a distinct upwards bit towards the end, so counts as flying, in my book :)