Caterpillars Crawl Like None Other: Unique Means of Animal Locomotion Has Implications for Robotics, Human Biomechanics

Biologists at Tufts University’s School of Arts and Sciences studying crawling caterpillars have reported a unique “two-body” system of locomotion that has not previously been reported in any animal. In an article published online July 22 in the journal Current Biology, the Tufts-led team reported that the gut of the crawling tobacco hawkmoth caterpillar (Manduca … Read more

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