Natural drinking strategies

  title={Natural drinking strategies},
  author={Wonjung Kim and John W. M. Bush},
  journal={Journal of Fluid Mechanics},
  pages={7 - 25}
Abstract We examine the fluid mechanics of drinking in nature. We classify the drinking strategies of a broad range of creatures according to the principal forces involved, and present physical pictures for each style. Simple scaling arguments are developed and tested against existing data. While suction is the most common drinking strategy, various alternative styles have evolved among creatures whose morphological, physiological and environmental constraints preclude it. Particular attention… 
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