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# Why a bird gripping transmission cable does not receive any electric shock Watch

1. Is it because they do get a shock but its in the nanovolt range so they don't feel anything? Or is it because the feet of a bird are insulators? Or is it because there is no potential difference between the feet of the bird? ( as they are standing on the same wire)..
2. The reason is that between the cable and bird has shrunken on the voltage difference does not occur. After all, she sits on it, do not come into contact with the ground, also sits on just one cable. Thus, the voltage of the cable and birds is the same. But if suddenly, waving his wings, the same bird accidentally touches a neighboring cable, but with a different voltage, bird will receive an electric shok
3. No earth or circuit
4. Fortunately, the cables are typically located at a considerable distance from each other which makes them practically impossible to touch. It is therefore a threat to the life of birds is negligible
5. (Original post by Ingrosso)
Fortunately, the cables are typically located at a considerable distance from each other which makes them practically impossible to touch. It is therefore a threat to the life of birds is negligible
If a human touches two cables at once it'll be the death of him?

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6. (Original post by StUdEnTIGCSE)
If a human touches two cables at once it'll be the death of him?

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For a man it's dangerous in any way(doesn't matters one or two cables)! Because the man is touching the wires while standing on the ground.
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