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Human skeleton, showing plantigrade habit

In mammals, plantigrade locomotion means walking with the podials and metatarsals flat on the ground.

Humans are an example of a plantigrade species; in humans, the podials and metatarsals constitute the sole of the foot. Other plantigrade species include raccoons, opossums, bears, rabbits, mice, pandas, rats, weasels, skunks and hedgehogs.

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