How the Largest Flying Bird of All Time Stayed Airborne

From:World's Biggest Beasts

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With a 24-foot wingspan, how did the prehistoric Pelagornis sandersi, the largest known flying bird of all time, manage to fly so well? It relied on two key factors: a light frame and an ability to soar with the ocean currents.