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Table 2.

Descriptive angular kinematic statistics for large (G. gecko) geckos running vertically with various loads

VariableLoadNAngle of variable (deg.)Speed (m s−1
Head     
Max. 198.79±5.97 0.96±0.07 
 100 191.83±6.67 0.69±0.07 
Min. 162.03±5.31 0.96±0.07 
 100 150.44±5.93 0.69±0.07 
Trunk     
Max. 203.94±6.10 0.96±0.07 
 100 217.11±6.82 0.69±0.07 
Min. 152.56±3.48 0.96±0.07 
 100 166.84±3.89 0.69±0.07 
Tail     
Max. 197.74±8.41 0.96±0.07 
 100 213.94±9.40 0.69±0.07 
Min. 154.48±10.64 0.96±0.07 
 100 121.57±11.90 0.69±0.07 
VariableLoadNAngle of variable (deg.)Speed (m s−1
Head     
Max. 198.79±5.97 0.96±0.07 
 100 191.83±6.67 0.69±0.07 
Min. 162.03±5.31 0.96±0.07 
 100 150.44±5.93 0.69±0.07 
Trunk     
Max. 203.94±6.10 0.96±0.07 
 100 217.11±6.82 0.69±0.07 
Min. 152.56±3.48 0.96±0.07 
 100 166.84±3.89 0.69±0.07 
Tail     
Max. 197.74±8.41 0.96±0.07 
 100 213.94±9.40 0.69±0.07 
Min. 154.48±10.64 0.96±0.07 
 100 121.57±11.90 0.69±0.07 

N, number of individuals (one stride per individual).

Values are means ± s.e.m.

Max., maximum; Min., minimum.

Speeds are slightly different from the values in Table 3 because slightly different groups of animals were used.

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