Friday, December 20, 2013

Friday Fun Fact - All About Feathers

Birds are the only animals with feathers. Feathers are important for flight, camouflage, mating, regulation of body temperature, and more. They come in a variety of colors, shapes, and sizes. Different types of feathers have different functions. But where did they come from? Check out the video below for some answers.

You can learn more about bird feathers at the Cornell Lab of Ornithology: All About Birds - Feathers and Plumages.

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