Amphibians: Super SloMo Frog Video Reveals Jumping Secrets
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© © 2010 National Geographic; Manny Azizi, Tom Roberts and Emily Abbott
Super SloMo Frog Video Reveals Jumping Secrets
May 12, 2010—Researchers used high–speed cameras and slowed the video to study the jumping abilities of frogs. The team found that the frogs can use their very stretchy muscles to create energy to jump up to more than ten times their length.