Sponge and skyscraper

30 Animals That Made Us Smarter

By BBC World Service

Sponge and skyscraper

Sunday, 22 August

S2 Ep9. Ever heard of Venus’s Flower Basket? It’s the marine sponge inspiring bridges and skyscrapers! Its delicate and resistant structure is both lightweight and very resistant to buckling - it may provide the blueprint for the next generation of big builds. Thanks for listening. Let us know what you think. #30Animals Get in touch: www.bbcworldservice.com/30animals
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