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Nature Got There First - Inventions Inspired by Nature


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1995.  Phil Gates.  Observe how ducks keep themselves warm and dry, and the inspiration for warm bedcloths and outerware becomes apparent.  Burrs became Velcro®, squid proved a working example for jet engines, and teeth were the prototype for chisels.  The lively text explores the parallels between natural solutions and man-made inventions.  80 pages, hard cover, full color.

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