Published: 25 Jun 2015 | Last Updated: 25 Jun 2015 09:21:13

Have you ever wondered how a giraffe’s long thin legs can support its weight and transport its bulky body as it walks for miles across the plains of sub-Saharan Africa?

Researchers from The Royal Veterinary College's Structure and Motion Lab aim to find out and are using the latest in camera and motion-monitoring technology to uncover the secrets behind giraffes’ unique movement and walk.

Read the Press Release

Giraffes walking past the recording equipment
Chris Basu (left) recording the movement of giraffes while they're walking

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