ANIMAL LOCOMOTION

Sticking to the speed limits

Across land, air and water, larger animals are generally faster, but only up to a certain point. A new study provides a unifying explanation for why this might be so.

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Clemente, C.J., Bishop, P.J. Sticking to the speed limits. Nat Ecol Evol 1, 1058–1059 (2017). https://doi.org/10.1038/s41559-017-0264-x

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