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Posts tagged power lines

September 13, 2011

 

bird on a wire

Why Aren’t Bird Electrocuted When They Perch On Power Lines?

Have you ever wondered why birds aren't electrocuted by the currents that flow through high-voltage power lines?

February 5, 2009

 

Squirrel on power lines

When Squirrels Get Zapped

An electrical current will always follow the path of least resistance between any two points.

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