Squirrels can fall from 30 meters high, without hurting themselves

Photo courtesy: Mahfuzur Rahman Pranto

Squirrels are small and lightweight, and have bushy tails and furry bodies that help catch the wind. As a result, the squirrel builds up enough air resistance to counteract the pull of gravity at a relatively slow speed, which means they stop accelerating once they reach that speed.

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