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Biggest Flying Bird Revealed, Wingspan 24 Feet

On Monday, paleontologists revealed the biggest flying bird to ever live. They called the bird Pelagornis sandersi, which belonged to a family of toothed birds that flew over the oceans around 25 million years ago. The fossil of the bird was found at the Charleston airport in 1983 while construction workers were doing their jobs. A backhoe had to be …

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