What The Bat Told Us – Zubkov

In this post, we will see the book What the Bat Told Us by Boris Zubkov.

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About the book

The book describes physiology and adaptations in animals which have inspired human inventions. There is a term for these innovations called as Biomimetics. The book introduces these themes in a manner which makes it interesting. Technologies and tools such as the battering ram, bridges, parachutes, axes, wings, radars, thermal imaging, etc. are discussed with their natural counterparts.

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The book was translated from the Russian by Eleanor Yankowskaya and the illustrations are by B. Kyshtymov. The book was published by Malysh in 1981.

The Internet Archive Link 1 Link 2

(All credits to Guptaji)

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