Gait of Track-Maker
The gait of a dinosaur is either walking, trotting, or running. Gait is reflected in the distance between each successive track in a trackway. A long stride indicates running and a shorter stride indicates walking. The formula for measuring gait is,
gait = SL/h
where h is the height at the hip, and SL is stride length (distance from one track to the next).
will fall into one of three categories:
In general, bipeds preferred walking, though trotting and running are observed. Quadrupeds favored walking; no evidence of trotting or running has been found.