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Amazing Squirrels

Top of Mind with Julie Rose
  • Aug 19, 2021
  • 10:39
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Have you ever seen a squirrel fall? Doubtful. Squirrels have a remarkable ability to judge distances, leap, and even do parkour. They can land on small ledges and perform acrobatics by catching thin bars with their hands. Nathaniel Hunt, a professor of biomechanics at the University of Nebraska-Omaha, is studying how they do it so that robots and humans can copy them. (Segment produced by Martha Harris) Show More...