Why Can Birds Sit on Electricity Cables but We Cant Touch Them?

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Birds dont get a shock as oftenly they are perched on the top wire which is in fact earth. Electricity always runs to ground so unless the bird touches the ground and a cable at the same time then it will be unharmed.
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Because they are not touching any other wires, & the electricity cannot go through them to the ground.
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Birds dont get a shock as oftenly they are perched on the top wire which is in fact earth. Electricity always runs to ground so unless the bird touches the ground and a cable at the
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