are the lower back and hips (fig. 2.24), just as in the stretched crocodi] Isolated comparisons of the dashed superimpositions for inhalations \ these two postures is not helpful to our analysis, however, because t! experience of breathing in them is completely different. Although it is r reflected in the photographs, inhalation in the beginner's crocodile creat a characteristic tension at the base of the rib cage which is absent in ( e stretched-out posture. For that reason we can—indeed we must—class y breathing in the beginner's crocodile as thoraco-diaphragmatic breathii
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