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Latest Terrestrial locomotion Stories

quail dinosaurs
2014-12-10 03:00:14

Dinosaurs did it. Human beings and monkeys do it. And even birds do it. They walk on two legs.

gecko toes
2014-10-19 06:25:28

Found in warm regions of the world, geckos are extremely capable of climbing up steep, smooth surfaces. To do so, they employ an adhesive system — a key evolutionary innovation that facilitates climbing vertically, and even in inverted positions.

The Land Invasion Race: The Evolution Of Fins To Limbs
2013-07-07 19:51:23

Why did animals with limbs win the race to invade land over those with fins?

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2009-04-18 14:00:00

New research from Duke University suggests a reversal in the order in which two four-limbed creatures transitioned from water to land.

2005-08-31 13:45:00

LONDON (Reuters) - The first four-limbed animals on land may not have hopped or waddled but rather shuffled like modern-day caterpillars, according to new research published in the science journal Nature.

2005-08-31 12:00:00

The first four-limbed animals on land may not have hopped or waddled but rather shuffled like modern-day caterpillars, according to new research published in the science journal Nature.


Word of the Day
honeyguide
  • Any of various tropical Old World birds of the family Indicatoridae, some species of which lead people or animals to the nests of wild honeybees. The birds eat the wax and larvae that remain after the nest has been destroyed for its honey.
Honeyguide birds have even been known to eat candles.