Name: Missy D.
Saturday, August 31, 2002
I have heard that hummingbirds cannot use their legs to
walk on. I was just wondering if it was true.
"The legs and feet of swifts and hummingbirds are practically nonexistent
(hence the name of their order, Apodiformes, which denotes footlessness) and
they are capable only of clinging and grasping, respectively." Leahy, The
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