What is the fastest bird? The highest flying? The deepest diving? Read about the peregrine falcon that can hit 180 mph, the penguin that dives to 1300 feet, and some of the other amazing adaptations of birds.

This resource is part of the Biology Links for One Laptop Per Child course which contains units on Exploring Life; The Cell; Genetics; Mechanisms of Evolution; The Evolutionary History of Biological Diversity; Plant Form and Function; Animal Form and Function; Ecology; and Astrobiology.

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