Down Feather

Feathers have an exquisite beauty and functionality that has captured the attention and imagination of people for centuries. They are specialized epidermal growths, formed by papillae that are composed of keratin, lipids, and pigments that give them their brilliant colors. Keratin is an ideal material for feathers because it is lightweight and flexible, yet strong enough to form a structure that can withstand the rigors of flight.

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