#### Question

A bird while flying takes a left turn, where does it get the centripetal force from ?

#### Solution

The bird tilts its body and tail in such a way that the air around offers a dragging force in left direction, perpendicular to its initial direction of motion. This dragging force provides the necessary centripetal force to take the left turn.

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Solution A Bird While Flying Takes a Left Turn, Where Does It Get the Centripetal Force from ? Concept: Dynamics of Uniform Circular Motion - Centripetal Force.