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Ancient bird had wingspan longer than a stretch limousine

sciencehabit (1205606) writes | about two weeks ago

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sciencehabit (1205606) writes "Fossils unearthed at a construction project in South Carolina belong to a bird with the largest wingspan ever known, according to a new study. The animal measured 6.4 meters from wingtip to wingtip, about the length of a 10-passenger limousine and approaching twice the size of the wandering albatross, today’s wingspan record-holder. Like modern-day albatrosses, the newly described species would have been a soaring champ."
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