College Physics (4th Edition)

Published by McGraw-Hill Education
ISBN 10: 0073512141
ISBN 13: 978-0-07351-214-3

Chapter 18 - Conceptual Questions - Page 696: 13


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Birds do get harmed when they perch on a power line as they are bad conductors of electricity. Their bodies do not allow current to pass through them. Whereas, human beings are very good conductors of electricity, and thus are at huge risk getting electrocuted.
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