arboreal

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arboreal

1. of, relating to, or resembling a tree
2. living in or among trees

arboreal

[är′bȯr·ē·əl]
Also known as arboreous.
(botany)
Relating to or resembling a tree.
(zoology)
Living in trees.
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The researchers observed that the Australopithecus anamensis wrist bones exhibited pressure loads associated with modern arboreal animals.
For arboreal animals, the ability to cross discontinuities between arboreal supports is a vital component of its locomotive repertoire (Gunther et al., 1991; James et al., 2007).
This gave rise to an obvious question: if its limb proportions looked so much like those of arboreal animals, was Onychonycteris even a bat?