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Rabbits that do ‘handstands’ help to find a gene for hopping

A black and white rabbit with its hind legs lifted from the ground and its body held vertically.

The sauteur d’Alfort rabbit, which cannot hop, walks on its front paws when it needs to move quickly or cover long distances. Credit: M. Carneiro et al./PLOS Genet. (CC BY 4.0)

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Nature 592, 10 (2021)




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