Balancing bird toy

Balancing bird toy

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Credit: SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY

Caption: Balancing bird. In this toy, the mass in the forward-swept wings balances exactly the mass of the body. The centre of mass is directly above the tip of the beak, so it will balance on the point of a pencil.

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