Movie 1

A kingsnake partitions its body to traverse a large step obstacle. The four video clips are for a high friction 15% SVL step (part 1), a high friction 30% SVL step (part 2), a low friction 15% SVL step (part 3), and a low friction 30% SVL step (part 4), respectively.

Snakes partition their body to traverse large steps stably

Sean W. Gart, Thomas W. Mitchel, and Chen Li

Journal of Experimental Biology 2019. 222:None-None; doi: 10.1242/jeb.185991