Advantages and Disadvantages of Mamal / Bird Wings //

https://www.quora.com/What-are-advantages-and-disadvantages-of-mammalian-bat-wings-vs-feathered-bird-wings

 

Whilst not necessarily a reputable source, this sheds a lot of light on the differences between mammal and avian wings.

One of the most important differences is that birds feathers allow for a far more efficient insulator, and that the added mass in mammalian wings allow for much higher acrobatic manoeuvrability in the air.

 

 

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