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  • Tail use improves soft substrate performance in models of early vertebrate land locomotors 

    McInroe, Benjamin; Astley, Henry C.; Gong, Chaohui; Kawano, Sandy M.; Schiebel, Perrin E.; Rieser, Jennifer M.; Choset, Howie; Blob, Richard W.; Goldman, Daniel I. (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2016-05-27)
    In the evolutionary transition from an aquatic to a terrestrial environment, ancient vertebrates (e.g. early tetrapods) faced the challenges of terrestrial locomotion on flowable substrates (e.g. sand and mud) of variable ...