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How Animals Stay Dry in the Rain

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Getting wet can be a problem for many animals. A wet insect could quickly become too heavy to fly, and a wet bird can struggle to stay warm. But these animals have a secret weapon: tiny, multi-scale roughness on their wings, scales, and feathers that helps them shed water. Watch the latest FYFD video to learn how! (Image and video credit: N. Sharp; research credit: S. Kim et al.)

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