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Scientists do the wet-dog shake

This is not just another cute animal video compilation. This is science. David Hu and colleagues at the Georgia Institute of Technology in Atlanta filmed 16 wet mammals as they shook themselves dry. Watch their slow-motion footage and find out how fast different species need to shake.

Read the story: Scientists do the wet-dog shake

Read the paper: Wet mammals shake at tuned frequencies to dry

doi: https://doi.org/10.1038/d41586-019-00464-8

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