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Scientists at London Zoo studying why penguins waddle

Discussion in 'Yahoo News: Zoos' started by RSS, 18 Mar 2015.

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    A team of scientists has been studying penguins at London Zoo to try work out how the birds developed their distinctive waddle. The researchers from the Royal Veterinary College and the University of Texas have spent two weeks at the zoo encouraging the birds to walk on a track covered with sensors in order to provide a complete biomechanical picture of how they walk. More...