This Is How Hummingbirds Regulate Their Body Temperatures in Flight

Hummingbirds flap their wings a blistering 12 to 80 times per second (depending on the species) when in flight. This can generate quite a bit of extra body heat, which must be dissipated somehow to prevent the birds from overheating. Now scientists think they understand a bit more about how these tiny creatures regulate body temperature.

Source: This Is How Hummingbirds Regulate Their Body Temperatures in Flight

It’s simple – hummingbirds regulate their body temperatures using the burning fires of hate and rage against all living things that blazes deep inside them.  They are feathered wasps… 🙂

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