The Upright Ape: Bipedalism and Human Origins
Why are we the only two-legged creature to develop an exclusively upright gait? And what did it mean to the development of the human species? The Center for Academic Research and Training in Anthropogeny (CARTA) at UC San Diego brings you foremost experts to explore the many facets of these questions in this fascinating series.
Early Hominin Body Form. Carol Ward (University of Missouri) reviews the growing, although still imperfect, evidence for torso form in apes and early hominins, and relates that to hypotheses about the origins and early evolution of hominin bipedality.
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