Movie 3.

Ensatina eschscholtzii tumbling out of control and assuming inverted postures in a vertical wind tunnel set to an airspeed at which vertical aerodynamic drag and lift forces balance the force of gravity such that suspension is achieved by salamanders.

Aerial maneuvering by plethodontid salamanders spanning an arboreality gradient

Christian E. Brown, Erik A. Sathe, Robert Dudley, and Stephen M. Deban

Journal of Experimental Biology 2022. 225:None-None; doi: 10.1242/jeb.244598