bipedalism

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the bodily attribute of being bipedal

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Their second error is to assume the emergence of bipedal locomotion is an 'event' in the sense that its time course was relatively short.
The first important difference relates to the major outstanding question of what our bipedal locomotion evolved from (Harcourt-Smith 2007).
Jerry Pratt , senior research scientist at the Florida Institute for Human & Machine Cognition, for contributions to robotics and human assistive devices, especially in the humanoid bipedal locomotion field.
We found that Sumatran orangutans use extended-leg bipedal locomotion on highly flexible branches, <40mm in diameter (Thorpe et al.
The jaw and skull were described as being "robust", with anthropologist Charles Musiba, from the University of Colorado Denver, saying: "This is the first time we've found bones that suggest that this creature was more ruggedly built - combining terrestrial bipedal locomotion and some arboreal behaviours - than we'd previously thought.
8 ( ANI ): Early hominids may have developed finger dexterity and tool use ability before bipedal locomotion was developed in them, a new study has suggested.
These particular mammals evolved bipedal locomotion and anteriorly positioned foramina magna independently, or as a result of convergent evolution, says Gabrielle Russo, who is a postdoctoral research fellow at Northeast Ohio Medical University and lead researcher of the study.
draconoides by reducing effectiveness of bipedal locomotion (Snyder, 1962; Irschick and Jayne, 1998, 1999), and is known to influence social status in some lizards (Fox and Rostker, 1982; Fox et al.
Some proponents of the latter hypothesis recognize that australopithecines had upright bipedal locomotion but do not consider this a feature linking australopithecines with humans (Mehlert, 2000; Murdock, 2006).