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flightless

(of certain birds and insects) unable to fly
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Flightless species like the ratites - which include ostriches and emus, while penguins are another flightless bird but are not part of that same class - diverged from other prehistoric birds more than 100 million years ago.
And surprisingly, the study concluded, both of these flightless birds once flew.
TEHRAN (FNA)- The findings of a new research showed that Australia is not the origin of the iconic flightless bird kiwi.
The flightless duo - who should grow to be 6ft tall - will be making their debut at the centre over the Easter holidays, when the centre has a packed schedule of events including flying displays, crafts, animal encounter sessions and meerkat "feed and talks".
The extinct large flightless bird, the moa, lived where?
Kiwis are endangered, flightless birds that live in New Zealand.
Australian road officials have proposed building underpasses beneath the east coast Pacific Highway so a population of endangered flightless emu can safely cross one of the country's busiest roads.
The 70 million year old remains were found in Patagonia, and suggest a flightless animal around 2.
the stand at us and hiss, flightless birds, poised for ambush or take
In this sophisticated counting book, ten flightless birds that look like crows endeavor to cross a river.
Reports reaching Manila said a cassowary fowl, a non-indigenous flightless bird, escaped from its pen inside the Zamboanga City aviary in Pasonanca district on Tuesday and fled to the adjacent police training school.
Some, such as the flightless kiwi, give off a musky odor similar to that of mushrooms.