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Namib desert beetles live in an area with little ground water, so how is it that they have no trouble finding H2O? Find out how the resourceful insects use their wing scales to absorb water droplets from fog, and how we can use them as a model for combating water shortages.
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Can Namib Desert Beetles Help Us Solve Our Drought Problems? | Think Like a Tree

Narration by Janine Benyus
Director: Michael Kleiman
Producer: Joey Carey
Production Company: Sundial Pictures
Editor: Michael Kleiman
Additional Editing: Marina Epstein-Katz
Animation: Kyle Predki
Camera: Joshua Weinstein
Sound: Reed Adler
Archival Research: Audrey Evans
Special Thanks: Stefan and Paul Nowicki

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