Comparative physiology of animals in athletic performances — the Olympics of the animal kingdom?

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With the start of September, lives for many of us may be hectic – back to school, beginning of a new job, etc. Nevertheless, I hope you had a chance to enjoy a summer break before returning to busy schedule.

I have just returned from a trip to the Canadian Rockies, where I enjoyed encountering various wild animals (namely, squirrels, geese, bighorn sheep, elks, mule deer, black bear, and moose). These wildlife encounters reminded me of a review article on animal athletic performances that I had read few weeks back during London Olympics, so that I thought I might share it with you here. Continue reading –>

My exciting encounter with a moose in Jasper, Alberta, Canada.

 

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One response to “Comparative physiology of animals in athletic performances — the Olympics of the animal kingdom?

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