[Linux-aus] Re: Utter tripe in CIO magazine
Jon maddog Hall
maddog at li.org
Fri Apr 7 20:07:02 UTC 2006
mbp at sourcefrog.net said:
> [...] it takes a bit of effort for an albatross to get airborne.
> However, when they do they become an aeronautical marvel. A bird that is
> capable of flying nearly 2000 kilometres in a single day.
True, but he missed an important point, that of the fact that penguins can stay
months or years at sea maturing and fishing, returning to land only to mate,
lay eggs and raise young.
Fly? They don't need to do that. So what was his point? I think he had his
head stuck in the sand, like another bird that does not fly.
Jon "maddog" Hall
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