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J Exp Biol (2021) 224 (20): jeb243020.
Published: 25 October 2021
... their foreflippers to propel themselves forward without aid from the collapsed hindflippers, which are passively trailed. During maneuvers such as turning and leaping (porpoising), the hindflippers are spread into a delta-wing configuration. There is little information defining the role of otarrid hindflippers...
Includes: Supplementary data
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J Exp Biol (1999) 202 (22): 3121–3126.
Published: 15 November 1999
...K. Yoda; K. Sato; Y. Niizuma; M. Kurita; C.-A. Bost; Y. LE Maho; Y. Naito ABSTRACT A new method using acceleration data loggers enabled us to measure the porpoising behaviour of Adélie penguins ( Pygoscelis adeliae ), defined as a continuous rapid swimming with rhythmic serial leaps. Previous...