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Why do wasps have "wasp waists"? What's been optimized?

Why do humans have such a flexible shoulder? Our ancestors relied on throwing things so the ones who could throw things better did better. What is the wasp's equivalent weapon? The stinger. Wasps ...
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How would an animal with legs longer than its torso perform?

Short answer: creatures with such morphology and features (except for hunting humans and climbing very well) already exist, and yes, it's the Giraffes. You see: Giraffes are actually quite fast, they ...
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