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Journal: Journal of Experimental Biology
J Exp Biol (2003) 206 (10): 1631–1642.
Published: 15 May 2003
...James R. Usherwood; John E. A. Bertram SUMMARY Gibbons are able to brachiate effectively through the forest canopy with a suspended swinging motion via contact with handholds. The swing phase is unlikely to be a cause of significant energy loss as pendulums are able to oscillate with only gradual...