Published May 30 2019
The King of the Monsters and his fellow colossal companions have been trampling their way across film history for decades. They've all seen updates, redesign, and even a few growth spurts over the years, but are Godzilla's winged co-stars big enough? Kyle takes flight as he explores this kaiju conundrum in this week's Because Science!
FLIGHT AND SCALING OF FLIERS IN NATURE: https://www.witpress.com/Secure/elibrary/papers/1845640012/1845640012204FU1.pdf
KAIJU STATISTICS: http://gojirastomp.tripod.com/gfacts/indexm.html
MONSTERVERSE KING GHIDORAH: https://godzilla.fandom.com/wiki/King_Ghidorah_(MonsterVerse)
WORLD’S SMALLEST FLIER: http://blogs.bu.edu/biolocomotion/2011/10/12/the-worlds-smallest-flying-creature/
CONVERGENT EVOLUTION: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Convergent_evolution