locomotion custom essays (5 essays)

Locomotion Of Horse Movement

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Chris Webster (2005 ) The fore legs are then moved forward while the hind legs bear the weight . This combined performance therefore elevates the spine of the horse at a level similar to that of the withers . This leads to the flattening of the diaphragm and as a result of the liver being firmly bound to it . Hence , the thorax enlarges supporting the process of inspiration . As the process of locomotion takes place , 100 efficiency cannot be achieved although economy is...

Primate Locomotion

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Tarsiformers . They have no super family but a single family exists named Tarsiidae . Some researchers don 't include these species in the prosimians because genetically they are entirely different from prosimians and even monkeys so they are placed in a separate sub but for reasons of simplicity Fleagle has placed this infra within prosimians . These species resemble owls to a great extent having large eyes and ears which gives them better hearing and vision abilities but their sense of smell...

Bipedal Locomotion Of Human

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Australopithecus africanus which was very similar to afernsis . This as also bipedal and had a large body size and a large brain size . However this brain was not advance for speech and the molars were little larger . However the jaw was shaped like that of modern human . The next was Australopithecus aethipicus which lived 2 .6 million years ago . This is thought to have been the ancestor of robustus and boisei . It has a huge molars and jaws which had...

Zoo Report: Primate Observation

1525 words/6 pages

They have long hind limbs with very long fore limbs and flexible joints . They have long slender hands and feet for grasping support of different visit . Their trunk is usually short and stiff since a long flexible trunk might get twisted and bent . The shoulder joint is laterally positioned on the thorax . The fingers of the forelimb are highly developed . The forelimbs are strong with thick fingers . This helps hold the fingers in a partially flexed position that allows body...


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Name of the Student Course /Subject Name of Professor Date Submitted Anthropology What does the rarity of primate bipedalism imply , other than that it is "difficult " to evolve ? Bipedalism which is the act of walking using two feet , was found to be a very rare occurrence among primates and only in special cases do chimpanzees , orangutan and gibbons engage to this kind of locomotion . Despite of the assumptions that bipedalism would have a hindrance to the performance of primates ' daily...

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