Feet aid silent movement: African lion
The feet of African lions allow them to move silently because large foot pads cushion the sound of their footfalls.
|Biomimetic Application Ideas|
|Quieter transportation systems or vehicles, noise dampening applications.|
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Panthera leo (Linnaeus, 1758)
IUCN Red List Status: Vulnerable
Habitat(s): Desert, Forest, Grassland, Savanna, Shrubland
Some organism data provided by: ITIS: The Integrated Taxonomic Information System
Organism/taxonomy data provided by:
Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life: 2008 Annual Checklist
Application Ideas: Quieter transportation systems or vehicles, noise dampening applications.
Industrial Sector(s) interested in this strategy: Transportation, noise management