Quadrupedal


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Quadrupedal

(religion, spiritualism, and occult)

The quadrupedal signs are the so-called four-footed signs, namely, Aries, Taurus, Leo, Sagittarius, and Capricorn.

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"It can now provide us with a better picture of the starting point for the changes between bipedal and quadrupedal ceratopsians," adds Morschhauser.
The geological age of the new whale, its place of discovery, and its affinities with more fragmentarily known quadrupedal whale remains from the west coast of Africa also support the hypothesis that amphibious whales crossed the South Atlantic to reach South America, before a northward dispersal along the east coast of the US, according to Lambert.
The BBB rating score is composed of 22 nonlinear operational definitions (0-21 scale) studying several aspects involved in the locomotion of quadrupedal animals such as weight support, plantar stepping, and forelimb/hindlimb coordination.
It includes running, climbing, swinging, vaulting, jumping, rolling, quadrupedal movement, and is said to have some aspects of a non-combative martial art.
StarlETH: A compliant quadrupedal robot for fast, efficient, and versatile locomotion.15th International Conference on Climbing and Walking Robot-CLAWAR 2012.
In a close encounter with a sheep, for example, Isserley comments on the "human" appearance of the animal (the aliens, we learn, are quadrupedal and covered in fur): "It was so hard to believe the creature [the sheep] couldn't speak.
They possessed some adaptations for aquatic life, but many remained quadrupedal with the ability to locomote on land.
It is usually through running, jumping, climbing and quadrupedal movement.
Beinersdorf et al., "An adaptive sensor foot for a bipedal and quadrupedal robot," in Proceedings of the 4th IEEE RAS & EMBS International Conference on Biomedical Robotics and Biomechatronics, pp.
Carpio et al., "Quadrupedal robot locomotion: a biologically inspired approach and its hardware implementation," Computational Intelligence and Neuroscience, vol.
This is embedded in the very history of dinosaur fossils, as in Gideon Mantell's historic discovery of the iguanodon, which switched between bipedal and quadrupedal before being, ultimately, classified as both--a complicated history muddied further by early palaeontologists' tendency to throw ambiguous fossil discoveries under the 'iguanodon' banner.