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Bird / Feather / Flying

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Synopsis
Feather; SEM: Feather. Coloured scanning electron micrograph (SEM) of the structure of a feather. The flat broad vane of a feather is formed by comb-like rows of filaments called barbs; which project from either side of a central shaft (rachis; diagonally across centre). Each barb has rows of minute filaments called barbules. The barbules on one side bear hooks; while those on the other have a groove. This arrangement hooks adjacent barbs together; linking the whole structure. This makes the feather strong yet flexible and light; which is ideal for flight.
Clip theme
Bird Animal Living Being Wild Animal (Animals in the Wild)
Activity
Flying (Flight)
Further content information
Barb Shaft Mining Mining Raw Material Extraction Nano World Electron Microscopic Image Surface Microscopy Microscopy (Micrograph) Wing (Animal) Anatomy Feather (Animal) Plumage Colored Stock Footage
Latin
Aves Animalia

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