Wings reduce heat loss: penguin
Wings of penguins reduce heat loss by forming a countercurrent heat exchanger via the vascular design.
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Organism/taxonomy data provided by:
Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life: 2008 Annual Checklist
Application Ideas: Energy efficient broilers and heaters for housing and industries. Smart designs for heating and cooling systems.
Industrial Sector(s) interested in this strategy: Construction, Computers
R. Ewan Fordyce, Daniel B. Thomas
University of Otago