Pulling Gs

New research from the UC Berkley show that hummingbirds in a dive can pull 9Gs, enough to make a trained human jet fighter pilot black out and lose control. A little reminder that no matter how clever we think we are and what remarkable machines we construct nature usually managed it earlier and better… (link via Boing Boing)

Hummingbird Diving In Action from Science News on Vimeo.