adrienne (sapience) wrote in wtf_nature,
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The pangolin

Have you ever seen a pangolin walk?  They trundle along on their hind legs, bent impossibly far forward, looking more like claymation creations than anything natural.  See for yourself in this clip from David Attenborough's The Life of Mammals: "Insect Hunters."

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