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Are Godzilla’s Flying Monsters Big Enough?

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! Learn More: 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) QUETZALCOATLUS: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Quetzalcoatlus 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

05.30.2019