Industrial Strength Woodpecker

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Most woodpeckers can tap their bills 25 times per second to drill holes in trees. These kinds of blows would leave most people dizzy and off balance, but these birds have skulls that absorb the impacts and stiff tail feathers that brace them on trees.

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Would you rather have a beak you could use as a drill, or a tail you could use as a hammer?

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