• You will never quench this bird’s thirst
• How does the bird appear to drink water?
• Entertaining, fascinating and almost hypnotic to watchWhat does the Famous Drinking Bird do?
Dip the bird’s beak into a glass of water and you will set this Famous Drinking Bird in motion. It will start to dip its head lower and lower until it appears to be actually taking a drink. It will then start the cycle again, and again, and again.
How does the Famous Drinking Bird work?
Although it may look like perpetual motion, this curiosity is actually caused by a heat engine. As long as you ensure that the beak can get wet, the bird will continue to ‘drink’.