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Mechanical model of phalarope beak

This mechanical model of the phalarope beak, showing its transport of a micro-liter droplet, helped MIT researchers discover how the bird propels food upwards to its throat. Video taken at 2000 fps, slowed down to 30 fps. More info

VIDEO / Manu Prakash, MIT

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