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All Posts Tagged With: "flight"

Moment of Impact: Video: Snake Takes Flight

The paradise tree snake has become a master of escape. It will launch itself from a treetop and sail as far as 300 feet to defend itself from predators. Watch video.

Jun 6th, 2012 | Comments

Hummingbirds: Magic in the Air: Video: Full Episode

Hummingbirds are the tiniest of birds, yet they are some of the toughest creatures on the planet. Watch the full episode now.

Sep 29th, 2011 | Comments

Hummingbirds: Magic in the Air: Video: Incredible Agility

Biologist Doug Altshuler has turned his lab into a kind of hummingbird training center.

Sep 20th, 2011 | Comments

Flight School: Flyways

Each spring and fall billions of birds hit the "flyways," atmospheric roads for annual migrations, which can stretch thousands of miles.

Apr 11th, 2008 | Comments

Extraordinary Birds: Introduction

Discover amazing birds -- from hummingbirds and peregrine falcons to parrots and barn owls -- on NATURE's "Extraordinary Birds."

Aug 24th, 2003 | Comments

Alien Empire: Aerodynamics

There are mathematical laws that explain how everything from jets to paper gliders stay airborne, but engineers and scientists couldn't make the rules explain insect flight.

Apr 18th, 1999 | Comments

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