How Do Ducks Stay Dry?

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You might be familiar with the phrase “like water off a ducks back”. But it’s not that ducks don’t get wet, it’s that they get wet, with style.

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Sources:
https://www.eurekalert.org/news-releases/763343
https://pubs.acs.org/doi/10.1021/acsami.1c04480
https://www.tsfx.edu.au/resources/46606.pdf
https://news.mit.edu/2014/how-cormorants-emerge-dry-after-deep-dives-0616
http://naturevictoria.com/articles/buoyancy.html

IMAGES

https://www.istockphoto.com/photo/diving-mallard-gm183533292-14887154
https://www.istockphoto.com/photo/closeup-feather-detail-of-mallard-duck-gm157611351-13529105
https://www.storyblocks.com/video/stock/americans-male-mallard-duck-drake-on-the-lake-sylogx91vkckm6b9q

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