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Burs stuck in hairs France ; Such a mechanism inspired the creation of Velcro (marketed by Velcro International BV), invented by George de Mestral, a Swiss engineer, in 1948.

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Europe / European Union / France

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Organism / Morphology / Morphology (botany) / Fruit (plant)

Shot / Close-up

Organism / Morphology / Morphology (zoology) / Livery / Hair coat

Organism / Morphology / Morphology (zoology) / Hook

Species / Reproduction / Scattering / Seed dissemination / Zoochory

Flora / Spermatophyte / Flowering plant / Dicotyledon / Asterales order / Compositae / sunflowers / Burdock (Arctium sp) / Lesser Burrdock (Arctium minus)

Le Cabinet des curiosités de la Nature

Science / Biomimetics

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Eukaryota / Archaeplastida / Chlorobionta / Embryophyta / Tracheophyta / Spermatophyta / Phanerogamae / Angiospermae / Dicotyledoneae / Asterales / Compositae / Asteraceae / Arctium

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