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Why don't penguins fly?

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Hi Matt
Why questions fall into the category of evolutionary biology. Why don't they fly?
1.The evolutionary development has left them with non functioning wings.
2.Their body shape is not conducive to flight.

Actually they do fly. The fly under water.

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Walter Hintz

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Science teacher for over 50 years. MSc. in biology. I can answer questions in general biology, zoology, botany, anatomy and physiology and biochemistry.

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I have a MSc in biology and have been a science teacher for over 50 years. At present I am a faculty member at a college and a science consultant at seven catholic schools.

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The Ohio journal of Science
Momentum-The Journal of the Catholic Education Association

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