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Last Updated: Thursday March 10 2011 16:32 GMT

Scientists discovering how kangaroos get their bounce

It's bothered scientists for ages - but it finally looks like they are working out how kangaroos get their bounce.

It's all down to the same top-notch technology that helps golfers perfect their game.

Boffins have been using infrared cameras to film the kangaroos, slow it down, and record their 'bounce mechanics'.

It all reveals they use all parts of their legs to give them their springy stride!