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Why Do Woodpeckers Resist Head Impact Injury: A Biomechanical Investigation

Figure 2

Micro-morphology of cranial bone.

(a) The micro-CT scanning images of Great Spotted woodpecker's head on the coronal plane; (b) The micro-CT scanning images of Eurasian hoopoe's head on the coronal plane; (c) The SEM image of Great Spotted woodpecker's cranial bone; (d) The SEM image of Eurasian hoopoe's cranial bone.

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doi: https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0026490.g002