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A short, well illustrated article about the research done on gliding insects as a possible evolutionary link toward flight. Initially noticed when ants were dropped from tree branches and swerved back to teh tree trunk, this research now goes on on many primitively wingless insects that can also glide.

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      evolution of flight,NSDL,NSDL_SetSpec_BEN,gliding insects,gliding ants,oai:nsdl.org:2200/20100927004949169T

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      English

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