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Re: ANIMAL LOCOMOTION (long)
>you have a 1 tonne animal. It costs it about 315 kcal (equals 0.315 dietary
>calories) for it to move a kilometer regardless of whether it walks,
>trots, paces or gallops at a speed of 1 or 50 km/h.
Actually, a kcal is the same as a dietary calorie. Thank goodness
you -can't- move a one tonne animal a kilometer on 0.315 dietary calories.
Otherwise, I'd still be working off licorice whips I ate when I was seven.