How a kingfisher helped reshape Japan's bullet train
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How a kingfisher helped reshape Japan's bullet train

Japan's famous bullet train used to make a loud boom when it travelled through tunnels. But, thanks to a spot of bird-watching, an engineer was able to fix the problem after he was inspired by a kingfisher.

Listen to 30 Animals That Made Us Smarter to hear more about the kingfisher and the bullet train.

  • 26 Mar 2019
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