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Brain Size Predicts the Time It Takes Mammals to Walk


Animals  (tags: animals, AnimalWelfare, walking, environment, habitat, protection, wildlife, wildanimals )

Cher Away
- 1663 days ago - enn.com
Many animals test their legs and totter forth only hours after they are born, but humans need a year before they take their first, hesitant steps. Is something fundamentally different going on in human babies? Maybe not. A new study shows that the time



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chris b. (2484)
Saturday December 19, 2009, 8:58 am
Well that explains why whales don't walk their brains are five times bigger than ours and they would topple over assuming of course they had legs to do the walking with. But this not the research the Japanese are doing on whales as all they do is eat them and they still have not worked out how full of mercury and other pollutants whale and dolphin meat is! Humans are a bit naff and slow all round!
 

Brad C. (40)
Saturday December 19, 2009, 1:37 pm
Very interesting Cher.
 

Arild Warud (158)
Sunday December 20, 2009, 1:16 am
Maybe that's why I always drive my bike or my car, must be a late "bloomer", TY Cher.
 
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