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If you stick your finger in a socket, you’re in for a bad time, so how can birds perch on power lines without getting zapped?

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Sources:
https://www.explainthatstuff.com/electricity.html
https://alum.mit.edu/slice/how-do-birds-sit-power-lines-without-getting-electrocuted
http://journals.sagepub.com/doi/full/10.1177/0300985816646431
https://slate.com/news-and-politics/2005/07/why-are-power-lines-so-dangerous.html
https://www.eagles.org/take-action/avian-friendly-power-lines/
https://journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0101565
http://megaanswers.com/why-does-water-conduct-electricity-while-air-does-not/
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