C. Richard Taylor
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THE hopping of kangaroos is reminiscent of a bouncing ball or the action of a pogo stick. This suggests a significant storage and recovery of energy in elastic elements. One might surmise that the… Continue Reading
Recent studies of locomotion in red kangaroos (Megaleia rufa, 18–28 kg)1 and Australian hopping mice (Notomys cervinus, 36.6 g)2 have indicated that over a certain range of speeds the energetic cost… Continue Reading