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Number of species know and predicted?
1.4 million know, 40 million predicted to exist.
Hummingbird adaptation?
wings spin like blades, allowing forward and backward flight.
Kestrel Falcon adaptation?
Excellent eyesight.
Peregrine Falcon adaptation?
Sweeps wings back to achieve maximum aerodynamics.
Barn Owl adaptation?
wings allow silent flight.
Osprey's adaptation?
Manipulate prey to achieve max aerodynamics.
How long ago did insects master flight before other organisms took to the air?
100 million years.
What variations have insect wings adapted?
2 pairs of wings on D-fly, foldable wings, hitched together wings, wings as protective covers, gyroscope wings in flies.
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