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Table 5.

Center of mass positions as a fraction of limb length (95% C.I.) in the infant baboons, dogs and horses

VariablePapio (N=3)Canis (N=10)Equus (N=6)
Hindlimb D 0.410 (0.007) 0.304 (0.023) 0.327 
Forelimb D 0.467 (0.005) 0.342 (0.068) 0.343 
VariablePapio (N=3)Canis (N=10)Equus (N=6)
Hindlimb D 0.410 (0.007) 0.304 (0.023) 0.327 
Forelimb D 0.467 (0.005) 0.342 (0.068) 0.343 

Data for Canis (Myers and Steudel, 1997); data for Equus(Buchner et al., 1997).

N, number of animals; D, distance of the center of mass from the proximal joint.

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