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Brachiation

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Brachiation (to brachiate) means to move by swinging with the arms from one hold to another; for example through a tree, using branches as holds. Many primates use this method to move through forest quickly. True brachiation is only seen in lesser apes and spider monkeys. In some cases, especially in lesser apes, the animal can go through the tree faster than a human walking on the ground.

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