Animals shaking dry in slow-mo (with cool facts about how they do it)

By Abraham Piper

It’s interesting enough to see a variety of species drying themselves off by whipping their bodies back and forth, especially in slow motion. But  this clip does one better by interspersing the footage with fascinating facts about how and why animals do this.

For instance, did you know dogs can eliminate 70% of the water in their fur in just 4 seconds?

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