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Taking Wing Archaeopteryx and the Evolution of Bird Flight

Popular Science
By: Pat Shipman
398 pages, B/w photos, illus, tabs
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  • Taking Wing ISBN: 9780297841562 Hardback Dec 1998 Usually dispatched within 1-2 weeks
  • Taking Wing ISBN: 9780753806968 Paperback Dec 1998 Out of Print #94265
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Archaeopteryx was a celebrated fossil skeleton discovered in Bavaria in the 19th century, remarkable for its combination of feathered wings and reptilian skull. It became the subject of heated evolutionary debate. Through its story, the author explores the origins of flight and recounts the history of the continuing controversy.

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Popular Science
By: Pat Shipman
398 pages, B/w photos, illus, tabs
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