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Dew Bank Bottle
July 8, 2010, 2:56 pm
Filed under: biomimicry & Ecology, Product Design | Tags: , , ,

The onymacris unguicularis is a beetle found in the Namibian desert and has the most unique way of procuring water. Early in the morning, when the dew enriched fog is settled over the dunes, the beetle goes to the peak and positions its body in such a way that it helps in dew formation, and slurps up the water thus formed. Using this technique is the Dew Bank Bottle. It’s made is such a way that the steel body helps to assimilate the morning dew and channel it into the bottle immediately. That’s what you get for watching those BBC documentaries and good inspiration 🙂

via:: yankodesign

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