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New Biomechanical Model Shows Tyrannosaurus rex Walked Surprisingly Slowly – SciTechDaily

Humans and animals have a preferred walking speed. This is, in part, influenced by the amount of energy required: they prefer to walk at the speed at which they…

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The skeleton of Trix at Naturalis Biodiversity Center. Credit: Mike Bink
Humans and animals have a preferred walking speed. This is, in part, influenced by the amount of energy required: they prefer to walk at the speed at which they use the lowest possible amount of energy. One of the ways to achieve this is using something called resonance.
You already know how it works: when you are on a swing, you can’t just swing at any speed. If you want to do it properly, you have to get the timing right,…

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