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energy in a compressed spring on a pogo stick, the energy stored in the tendons
is available for the next jump and reduces the total amount of energy the animal
must expend to travel. The pogo stick analogy applies to many and ah"mals; ...
partly because running or walking requires energy to overcome gravity.
Swimming is the most energyefficient mode of locomotion (assuming that an
animal is special"zed for swirrming). And if we were to compare the energy
consun*ptior per ...
ample, a 450-kg horse expends less energy per kilogram of body mass than a 4-
kg cat running the same distance. Of course, the total amount of energy
expended in ocomotion is greater for the larger anirral. An animal's use of energy
to move ...
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