Woodpecker and black box

30 Animals That Made Us Smarter

By BBC World Service

Woodpecker and black box

A bird’s remarkable skull and the quest to protect aeroplane flight data recorders from damage caused by high impacts. Woodpeckers can hammer repeatedly on trees without damaging their brain. Could this lead to new designs for black boxes and bicycle helmets? With Patrick Aryee. www.bbcworldservice.com/30animals #30animals
Woodpecker and black box
Woodpecker and black box
30 Animals That Made Us Smarter