Relating to leaping; saltatory; as, saltatorial exercises.
Adapted for leaping locomotion.
refers to a form of locomotion in which the animal hops as it moves along. This is found in jackrabbits, the western jumping mouse, and even mule deer appear to utilize a form of saltatorial locomotion where all four feet are off the ground at the same time and they run in a springy fashion.
adapted for leaping or having the power of leaping. Usually used to describe insects that have anatomical adaptations and a behavioural predisposition to leap, jump or hop. View image
Adapted for quadrupedal jumping (hopping). (Rabbit).
jumps or hops specialized for leaping or bounding locomotion; jumps or hops.