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What happens when you put a hummingbird in a wind tunnel?

Scientists have used a high-speed camera to film hummingbirds’ aerial acrobatics at 1,000 frames per second.

They can see, frame by frame, how neither wind nor rain stop these tiniest of birds from fueling up.

But what happens when the weather gets rough?

This fascinating video from San Francisco PBS station’s science video series Deep Look.

Bill Condie

Bill Condie

Bill Condie is a science journalist based in Adelaide, Australia.

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