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Cavemen Were Better at Depicting Quadruped Walking than Modern Artists: Erroneous Walking Illustrations in the Fine Arts from Prehistory to Today

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A prehistoric elephant depiction.

Left: Prehistoric illustration of an elephant from the Libian Tadrart Acacus (http://www.galuzzi.it, the permission from the photographer, Luca Galuzzi is found in the Supporting Online Material). Right: Contour of the elephant. Here there are three possibilities (A, B, C) for the alignment of the assumed ground line: In cases (A), (B) and (C) the walking depiction falls in cells Be, Cf and Bf of the walking matrix, respectively, all being incorrect.

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doi: https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0049786.g002