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Why Don't Woodpeckers' Heads Hurt?

sarah.stassen on May 10 2018
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Woodpeckers search for food by using their face to dig through tree bark! But why doesn't this give them a headache? ---------- Love SciShow Kids and want to help support it? Become a patron on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/scishowkids ---------- Looking for SciShow elsewhere on the internet? Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/scishow Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/scishow Tumblr: http://scishow.tumblr.com Instagram: http://instagram.com/thescishow SOURCES: https://www.livescience.com/19586-woodpecker-skull-concussions.html https://www.birdwatchingdaily.com/blog/2013/12/10/woodpeckers-hammer-without-headaches/ http://www.birds.cornell.edu/wp_about/biology.html

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