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J Exp Biol (2020) 223 (20): jeb228460.
Published: 16 October 2020
...Glenna T. Clifton; David Holway; Nicholas Gravish ABSTRACT Many walking insects use vision for long-distance navigation, but the influence of vision on rapid walking performance that requires close-range obstacle detection and directing the limbs towards stable footholds remains largely untested...
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J Exp Biol (2018) 221 (24): jeb185975.
Published: 12 December 2018
...Chase T. Kinsey; Lance D. McBrayer ABSTRACT Recent work indicates that bipedal posture in lizards is advantageous during obstacle negotiation. However, little is known about how bipedalism occurs beyond a lizard's acceleratory threshold. Furthermore, no study to date has examined the effects...
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J Exp Biol (2013) 216 (16): 3084–3089.
Published: 15 August 2013
... sensory input relaying information about the proximity and size of obstacles. We investigated the role of the pectoral fins as mechanosensors in bluegill sunfish swimming through obstacle courses under different sensory deprivation and flow speed conditions. Sensory deprivation was accomplished by filming...
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J Exp Biol (2005) 208 (4): 647–659.
Published: 15 February 2005
... spatially. A previous field study has revealed that the mole-rat can assess the location, size and density of an underground obstacle, and accordingly excavates the most efficient bypass tunnel to detour around the obstacles. In the present study we used a multidisciplinary approach to examine...