In this post, we will see the book What The Bat Told Us by Boris Zubkov.
About the book
Tools such as battering rams, saws, spears, knives and hammers, bridges, parachutes, aeroplanes, radar and the ant, the gecko, the rattlesnake, the cat, the cactus, the bat, the whale, the jellyfish, the elephant, the rhino, the corals, the cock, the dandelion, the spider’s web, the alligator — what do these two lists have in common? How are these technological tools inspired from animals and plants? This little book will tell you about various technologies, from the very primitive to advanced, and how they were designed following the form and structure of animals and plants. So don’t forget to look carefully at the nature around you, you might get the next bright idea!
The book was translated from Russian by Eleanor Yankowskays and was illustrated by B. Kyshtymov. The book was published in 1981 by Malysh Publishers.
All credits to Guptaji.
You can get the book here (cleaned) and here.
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