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sharaq t1_iwpm15q wrote

Why would it surprise you that all four legs do not touch the ground? That's how everything runs. Even the running emoji features someone at that moment in their stride.


factfarmer t1_iwq08en wrote

Not really, even horses. With most gaits, only two feet off the ground at a time.


sharaq t1_iwqel7h wrote

>with most gaits

Yes, and with most gaits, a human likewise maintains contact with the ground, but those gaits are not a "run" or appropriate equivalent (gallop).