The Blackbird

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years before man took to the , the world’s first flying animals were airborne. The pterodactyl was the ever to , with wings measuring . These wings were flaps of skin stretched on bony frames that allowed the to soar but gave them . They were like the sails of a and its large and was used a .

VOCABULARY : airborne = en vol, sustenté, across = à travers, (ici) d'envergure, skin = peau, bony = osseux, to soar = s'élever, sail = voile, neck = cou, rudder = gouvernail, gouverne de direction