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Keywords: Xenarthra
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J Exp Biol (2022) 225 (12): jeb243625.
Published: 14 June 2022
... the elbow out of the shoulder–hip parasagittal plane. This is especially prominent in Tamandua (Xenarthra), which suggests they employ aspects of sprawling (e.g. lizard-like) locomotion. Here, we tested whether tamanduas use sprawling forelimb kinematics, i.e. a largely immobile scapula with pronounced...
Includes: Supplementary data
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J Exp Biol (2016) 219 (19): 2991–3002.
Published: 1 October 2016
... Summary: Xenarthrous articulations perform the dual role of stiffening the vertebral column and increasing mobility, resulting in passively stable vertebrae that are capable of substantial bending under appropriate load. Xenarthra Dasypodidae Vertebral column Morphology Biomechanics Locomotion...
Includes: Supplementary data
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J Exp Biol (2010) 213 (24): 4278–4290.
Published: 15 December 2010
... during the trot-like steady-state suspensory quadrupedal locomotion of the two-toed sloth (Xenarthra, Choloepus didactylus ). Scientific rotoscoping, a new, non-invasive approach that combines synchronous biplanar high speed X-ray videos and the reconstruction of skeletal elements from computed...