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From mountain tops to coral reefs: 10 most loved photos from August

By: Photo of the Day on Sept. 2, 2014, noon
hummingbird at flower

Photo: Larry Keller/MNN Flickr Group

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Hummingbirds 'shape-shift' wings for precise flight

We adore watching hummingbirds flit from flower to flower, but we rarely stop to think about the power and anatomical prowess with which they do it. We enjoyed both an outstanding photo and some interesting science on how they shift the shape of their wings to be able to fly like perfect tiny helicopters.