There was an error published in J. Exp. Biol. 218, 440-450.
In Fig. 5 of this paper, there was a mistake in the theoretical calculation of the average slip angle, . The corrected calculations show that rises more sharply for low mean relative curvatures and approaches 90 deg. This change does not affect the conclusions set forth in the original paper, and shows better agreement with the experimental findings.
The corrected figure is reproduced below:
The authors apologise for any inconvenience this may have caused.
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