The extraordinary ability of some frog species to leap vast distances relative to their size has perplexed scientists for decades. Researchers at Brown University in Rhode Island now believe they have some answers. Henry Astley and Thomas Roberts say their findings could lead to the development of elastic propulsion systems in robots.
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