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GeneralExtinct bird re-evolves Pin
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Mark_Wallace16-Jun-19 17:06
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This looks more like nurture than nature.

The statement:
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But researchers believe that after the sea levels dropped and the bird reappeared, it became flightless once again
makes it sound like the birds miraculously gained flight when the islands sank, then lost their wings again when they islands came back, which is more than a tad beyond the pale.

I'd be looking for chemical/bacterial/viral reasons for the birds losing their wings, not marvelling at how logical it all is -- because it's not logical, at all; evolution works by random mutation, not according to set formulae.
I wanna be a eunuchs developer! Pass me a bread knife!

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