Fur and feathers get grip on ice: seals and penguins
Fur and feathers of seals and penguins help them get a grip to climb ice floes and snow thanks to their stiffness.
|Biomimetic Application Ideas|
|Already implemented when using "skins" on mountaineering skis. Could be used on vehicles and footwear.|
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Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life: 2008 Annual Checklist
Application Ideas: Already implemented when using "skins" on mountaineering skis. Could be used on vehicles and footwear.
Industrial Sector(s) interested in this strategy: Transportation, manufacturing