#AskAdrian Series

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Animal Dynamics design super-efficient systems inspired by the deep study of evolutionary biomechanics.

With our deep roots in biology and nature, we decided to ask our co-founder and Professor of Biomechanics Adrian Thomas a series of weird and wonderful questions, from which animal can go the longest without eating to why octopuses haven’t taken over the world.

Find the full series below.

Written by: Zoe Griffiths


What are the most collaborative animals?

What is the cleverest creature?

What is the fastest bird? (NOT the peregrine falcon…)

Why haven’t octopuses taken over the world?

Are rats highly intelligent?

Which creature can go for the longest without eating?

Which real-life creature inspired the monster in the “Alien” films?

Why are storks associated with delivering babies?