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Why do monkeys have no wings?

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posted on Jul, 3 2019 @ 12:01 PM
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a reply to: Out6of9Balance

Because the litto fishes didn't need to see the light to feel it, when they felt it they yearned to see. And they did..... Just like that, just like the survival instinct to get away from a tough predator may see the only option of growing wings.




posted on Jul, 3 2019 @ 12:12 PM
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originally posted by: ManyMasks
a reply to: Out6of9Balance

Because the litto fishes didn't need to see the light to feel it, when they felt it they yearned to see. And they did..... Just like that, just like the survival instinct to get away from a tough predator may see the only option of growing wings.


Let's assume you are serious. Why didn't they want to see the water when they felt it?

By the way, are you claiming the animal trying to get away from a predator instantly grew wings?
edit on 3-7-2019 by Out6of9Balance because: (no reason given)



posted on Jul, 3 2019 @ 12:24 PM
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Realitycheck.

Is steak grown in the rack of a store?



posted on Jul, 3 2019 @ 01:25 PM
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a reply to: Out6of9Balance

Well mister know everything, (congratulations on solving life)
But I did say the word prolonged.

And I know fcuk all btw.



posted on Jul, 3 2019 @ 02:11 PM
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originally posted by: Out6of9Balance

originally posted by: TheTruthRocks
Monkeys have no wings because birds have no prehensile tails, and humans don’t have the 8x-power-vision that owls do.

Humans also don’t have gills. At least the ones I know sure don’t.



Questions for anyone willing to take a shot at me:

If God can make the lame walk again and do things like cure cancer, why can’t he make a person with a missing limb grow another one? Many non-human creatures have this ability.

Any idea why marsupials never get a mention in the Bible? Kangaroos are certainly strange creatures; someone would’ve mentioned ‘em.


Do you have evidence of God making the lame walk and cure cancer?


I've seen it on TV...guys like Ernest Angley, Robert Tilton and Benny Hinn can channel the POWA of tha LARD, swat folks on the forehead, and they get up and dance around. It's gotta be real



posted on Jul, 3 2019 @ 02:30 PM
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originally posted by: Out6of9Balance
a reply to: Chadwickus

I'm sorry, nobody ever explained to me why all animals don't live in water.

Still a very, very disappointing thread so far.



All animals don't live in water because only some animals need to live in water based on their physiology. Other animals have physiology that benefits (survival & procreation) from living out of the water.

Another question that was asked ("why can't whales walk?") has an easy answer: gravity.

A whale's physical mass would require a skeleton so large and heavy that their total mass would probably triple or quadruple just to be able to support their bulk. Creatures are limited in size by gravity and biomechanics. If you could snap your fingers and create a whale that was able to walk, it could not chase down food and eat fast enough to sustain its biological requirements. It would die of starvation, surrounded by food.

More info on that stuff here:

www.smithsonianmag.com...




posted on Jul, 3 2019 @ 03:25 PM
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Because there are often multiple ways to adapt to problems and often more than one solution to a dilemma. Well unless you're an uncreative moron...

Monkeys don't have wings because they adapted to their environment in ways other than developing wings.



posted on Jul, 3 2019 @ 05:26 PM
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originally posted by: TheTruthRocks

originally posted by: Out6of9Balance
a reply to: Chadwickus

I'm sorry, nobody ever explained to me why all animals don't live in water.

Still a very, very disappointing thread so far.



All animals don't live in water because only some animals need to live in water based on their physiology. Other animals have physiology that benefits (survival & procreation) from living out of the water.

Another question that was asked ("why can't whales walk?") has an easy answer: gravity.

A whale's physical mass would require a skeleton so large and heavy that their total mass would probably triple or quadruple just to be able to support their bulk. Creatures are limited in size by gravity and biomechanics. If you could snap your fingers and create a whale that was able to walk, it could not chase down food and eat fast enough to sustain its biological requirements. It would die of starvation, surrounded by food.

More info on that stuff here:

www.smithsonianmag.com...



What about dinosaurs? Weren't there any dinosaurs the size of a whale?



posted on Jul, 3 2019 @ 05:39 PM
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originally posted by: Puppylove
Because there are often multiple ways to adapt to problems and often more than one solution to a dilemma. Well unless you're an uncreative moron...

Monkeys don't have wings because they adapted to their environment in ways other than developing wings.


Evolution although being no intelligence is creative.



posted on Jul, 3 2019 @ 05:45 PM
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"Weren't there dinosaurs the size of a whale?"

Yes, there were. And they had substantial skeletons and large musculature to offset the effects of gravity and enable motility.

However, you didn't read the article. If you had, you'd have learned something that's covered in junior-high-level biology: dinosaurs being reptiles (cold-blooded), they required far less food than warm-blooded mammals.

Here's the excerpt:

"The reason has to do with the fact that dinosaurs were reptiles, and today we live in an age dominated by mammals. To maintain their higher body temperatures, warm-blooded mammals spend about 10 times more energy than cold-blooded reptiles do on their metabolisms. This is energy that a mammal can't devote to increasing its body size. So it makes sense that the largest mammals we know of are roughly one-tenth as large as the largest reptiles ever found..."

The information is out there; don't rely on others to spoon-feed it to you. If you do, you'll end up a very narrow-minded old person. Think critically and keep your crap filter regularly flushed out so it works properly.




posted on Jul, 3 2019 @ 06:05 PM
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Why is evolution possible?

What is the source of transformation, what in an animal makes it adapt to the environment and why doesn't the environment adapt to the specie?



posted on Jul, 3 2019 @ 06:09 PM
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a reply to: Out6of9Balance

"Why do monkeys have no wings?"

Because they don't like Redbull?



posted on Jul, 3 2019 @ 06:17 PM
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why don't squirrels glow in the dark?

oh wait..
flying-squirrels-fluorescent-secretly-glow-pi nk

There may indeed have been a point when proto monkeys considered flying, and they became these guys or bats.



posted on Jul, 3 2019 @ 06:21 PM
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originally posted by: rom12345
why don't squirrels glow in the dark?

oh wait..
flying-squirrels-fluorescent-secretly-glow-pi nk

There may indeed have been a point when proto monkeys considered flying, and they became these guys or bats.


If you meditate hard enough you might return as an animal.



posted on Jul, 3 2019 @ 06:30 PM
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a reply to: Out6of9Balance

How hard do you need to meditate to return as a planet?



posted on Jul, 3 2019 @ 06:36 PM
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You might as well have asked.... "why are there different species of animals? "

Maybe you should spend more time pondering why evolution can't co-exist with the belief in God?



posted on Jul, 3 2019 @ 06:36 PM
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You might as well have asked.... "why are there different species of animals? "

Maybe you should spend more time pondering why evolution can't co-exist with the belief in God?



posted on Jul, 3 2019 @ 06:36 PM
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andy06shake,

since animals evolved from the planet (abiogenesis), to return as a planet would mean suicide.

So having enough suicide thoughts will make you return as a planet again.



posted on Jul, 3 2019 @ 06:45 PM
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"What is the source of transformation, what in an animal makes it adapt to the environment and why doesn't the environment adapt to the specie?"

Animals generally have the ability to move around in their environment for the purposes of obtaining food and mates. Physiological traits favored by the environment, over time, will tend to become common because they promote population growth. That answers your "what in an animal" question.

Mutations that favor good health and the ability to survive will find their way into the genetic line because they are beneficial traits. Mutations that do not favor survival, e.g., deformities, etc., are selected out due to the inability to pass on that genetic marker through mating.

A very cool example of environmental influence are two branches of the Galapagos tortoise species: biologists discovered an odd variation between the tortoise populations on the two largest islands. One island's tortoises had shorter necks than the tortoises on the other island, but in all other aspects they were identical.

It was discovered the long-neck variety did not have a specific, plentiful food source that grows close to the ground on the other island. This generated the evolution of a longer neck that allows the critters to reach higher into the vegetation to obtain food.

Environments can adapt to animals; it's one of the reasons many plants are poisonous, because the poison discourages ingestion by animals. One of the rules of a survival situation is to observe animals and birds and the leaves and berries they eat. If you see a critter eating the stuff, chances are pretty good it's safe for humans, so you do a phase test to see if it's safe.

In reality though, *all* plants are poisonous--but the toxicity depends on the creature eating it. For example, onions, garlic, grapes and raisins are perfectly fine for most humans. But they can be toxic to a cat.



posted on Jul, 3 2019 @ 06:45 PM
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a reply to: Navieko

Evolution is creative.




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