WONDER #1096: Why Do Birds Wear Feathers Instead of Fur?
Question 1 of 3
Which of the following is NOT a function of feathers?
- keeping birds warm
- storage of solar energy
Question 2 of 3
Which feathers allow a bald eagle to soar high into the sky?
Question 3 of 3
Some birds have what on their lower legs and feet, leading some scientists to believe feathers may have evolved from similar features on reptiles?
- skin flaps
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