Pronking Springbok

Not too sure what that means…so let’s go to The WikipediaTubes.

Stotting (also pronking or pronging) is a behavior of quadrupeds, particularly gazelles, in which they spring into the air, lifting all four feet off the ground simultaneously. Usually, the legs are held in a relatively stiff position and the back may be arched with the head pointing downward. Many explanations of stotting have been proposed; there is evidence that at least in some cases it is an honest signal to predators that the stotting animal is not worth pursuing.

That settles that. Now let’s see some stotting pronking pronging bouncing action!

From Catherine G.

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