Contents

12.1 Introduction 253

12.2 Material and Methods 255

12.2.1 Animals 255

12.2.2 Morphology 255

12.2.3 Running Trials 255

12.2.4 Jumping Trials 257

12.2.5 Configuration of Hind Limbs 258

12.2.6 Ecology 258

12.2.7 Statistical Analysis 259

12.3 Results 260

12.4 Discussion 264

12.4.1 Ecological Correlates of Power Output 264

12.4.2 Interspecific Variation 265

12.4.3 Power Output during Running and Jumping: A Two-Species Comparison 266

Acknowledgments 267

References 267

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