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Nature Notes: Halt! Who Goes There?
Dogs, foxes, cats, and other mammals that have forefeet that are identical to hind feet in size and shape have digitigrade stances and gaits, meaning that their heels are raised and never touch the ground while standing or running.
The Rabbit-Hole Rabbit Hole
How did a term that started its figurative life as a conduit to a fantastical land evolve into a metaphor for extreme distraction? Credit Illustration by Min Heo.
9 Interesting Facts About Your Cat's Paws
Cats are Digitigrade. They navigate through their world on tippy toes. It's about survival and a good meal.
Activist documentary seeks broader ban on declawing cats (Poll)
The practice of declawing cats might not be as simple as some pet owners may think. That's the message Dr. Jennifer Conrad, a California veterinarian is trying to spread in her documentary against declawing, “The Paw Project.
Bionic Animal Legs Are Built For Theater and/or Enchanted Woodlands
Human legs are just so bourgeois. You'll never catch me wearing the last millennium's leg fashions again. These "digitigrade leg extensions" are the work of Seattle-based sculptor Kim Graham.

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