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J Exp Biol (2018) 221 (12): jeb161661.
Published: 15 June 2018
... bipedal hopping has arisen in multiple clades of mammals. Heteromyid Saltation Macropod Locomotion Bipedal hopping is a specialized mode of terrestrial locomotion characterized by sustained saltatory motion in which the hindlimbs contact the ground simultaneously with no involvement...
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J Exp Biol (2006) 209 (11): 2103–2113.
Published: 1 June 2006
... construction relative to terrestrial locomotion, it therefore seems reasonable to ask why hopping mice are specialised for saltation rather than burrowing locomotion. Firstly,burrow construction represents an investment over a short period, and this investment is likely to be small when compared to total...