Reptiles’ Breathing Hack Helped Birds Dominate the Air

Reptiles' Breathing Hack Helped Birds Dominate the Air

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When we breathe out, we empty our lungs. But an ancient reptile figured out a more efficient way to breathe, which ultimately helped birds dominate the skies.

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