scansorial


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scansorial

of or pertaining to climbing.
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They are mostly scansorial with specialized retrices that allow them to climb tree-trunks where they glean, probe, or sally for arthropods (Fjeldsa et al.
It is possible that predation on scansorial small mammals by Rufous-legged Owls in sclerophyllous forests was underestimated because the climbing ability of Bennett's chinchilla rat is not well known.