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 performed high-resolution CT scans of the central wrist bones, called capitates, of a modern orangutan, gorilla, chimpanzee and person to see how these bones differ between arboreal animals and more terrestrial ones, reports Discovery News.
Arboreal animals use supports that are discontinuous, limited, changeable in diameter, mobiles, and oriented in all the possible angles (Cartmill, 1974).
This gave rise to an obvious question: if its limb proportions looked so much like those of arboreal animals, was Onychonycteris even a bat?