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Plantigrade


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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:
Unguligrade
Digitigrade

 


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