SuperNature - Wild Flyers

Australia’s Greatest Leapers Defy Gravity

Clip: Season 1 | 3m 52s | Video has closed captioning.

Hopping is key to the most efficient form of locomotion on land. Unlike running animals, when a kangaroo speeds up its legs don’t have to move faster. Simply by altering the angle of take off they can increase the distance they fly with each hop.

Aired: 06/29/16

Rating: TV-PG

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