Invent a gliding suit or a robot inspired by sugar gliders. Or a new sport inspired by short tails.
What do You do With a Tail Like This? by Steve Jenkins is a striking book with intriguing facts. Explore amazing things that animals can do with their ears, eyes, noses, mouths, feet and tails!
The book is a guessing book that is beautifully illustrated by Robin Page in cut-paper collage.
Tails are great inspiration for ideas. A seahorse has a prehensile tail shaped like a square prism. A pig has a short tail and the quetzal has a striking long tail.
What ideas do you get?
Steven’s book Eye to Eye was one of the first book I used as inspiration when I got interested in Biomimicry (blog post Interesting Eyes).
You may also like: Eye to Eye and Look at Me!: How to Attract Attention in the Animal World.