Skeletal construction provides shock absorption: cats
The skeleton of a cat allows it to absorb shocks to its forelimbs because it has no direct skeletal connection between its collarbone and vertebral column.
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Organism/taxonomy data provided by:
Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life: 2008 Annual Checklist
Application Ideas: Bumpers for buses and trains, guard rails, cables for industrial equipment and pumps, ergonomic equipment.
Industrial Sector(s) interested in this strategy: Transportation, industrial engineering, ergonomics