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Re: How Geckos stay upright



Booyah! 

Another blow to the "stupid, slow" reptile stereotype.

The paper can be downloaded here:

http://www.pnas.org/cgi/content/short/105/11/4215

Take that, cats!

Jason


--- Colin McHenry <cmchenry@westserv.net.au> wrote:

> No, not bipedalism - landing on their feet,
> cat-like. The link below has 
> a video and a short article. The interesting thing
> is they start off 
> upside-down... the paper is apparently in PNAS.
> 
> http://www.guardian.co.uk/science/2008/mar/18/1
> 
> -- 
> Colin McHenry
> Computational Biomechanics Research Group
> http://www.compbiomech.com/
> School of Engineering (Mech Eng)
> University of Newcastle
> NSW 2308
> 
> t: +61 2 4921 8879
> 
> 
> 


"I am impressed by the fact that we know less about many modern [reptile] types 
than we do of many fossil groups." - Alfred S. Romer


      
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