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So Why Would a Pigeon Stand on One Leg (or Limp Without Hurting)?
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2012-02-28
2014-07-25

Abstract

While we still do not have a definitive answer about the reason(s) for which birds stand on one leg,1 a list of suggestions has been offered both by expert ornithologists and amateur birdwatchers. We offer a perspective grounded in statics and rotational dynamics that has not been suggested in the literature. The discussion has implications for bird study, and it can also be used as a rich context for teaching statics and dynamics topics at levels ranging from conceptual courses to advanced mechanics.

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Scitation: So Why Would a Pigeon Stand on One Leg (or Limp Without Hurting)?
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