Home > Glossary

American Black Bear
Photographer: Alan D Wilson of www.naturespicsonline.com

Plantigrade is a gait in which the sole of the foot is in contact with the ground.

Common examples of plantigrade animals are; primates, bears, rabbits, rats, mice, raccoons, weasels, skunks and hedgehogs.

Also see:


Contact         About         Glossary         Site Map         Privacy Policy

CC 2006 - 2014 theanimalfiles.com