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31st March 2016

Hot topics in animal locomotion research

Methods of locomotion vary greatly across the animal kingdom according to size, number of legs and evolutionary niche. However, it seems that there are a great many common themes between species. Here Dr Andrew Spence discusses the latest ideas in locomotion research, with particular reference to the dog and the cockroach.

The resource was created by Dr Andrew Spence, Royal Veterinary College,  and can be downloaded here.