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Synonyms for bipedal

having two feet

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Researchers studied the bone structure of australopiths, ape-like bipeds living four to five million years ago that pre-dated the modern human primate family Homo.
When He wakes up, there are a bunch of fleshy bipeds running all over the place, naming things and bossing everyone around.
it's the gorilla," exclaims one of them looking at the 30-year-old Filipino nurse, Reuel Ice Abellon applying the finishing touches to his transformation into Chewbacca - a 'gentle, hairy, non-English speaking' 200-year-old wookiee that's one of the fictional bipeds from the universe of Star Wars, almost seven feet tall and inhumanly strong.
What we call progress is nothing but the invasion of bipeds, who won't stop until they have transformed everything into hideous streets with gas lamps and--even worse--electric light.
Now that we know that a forward-shifted foramen magnum is characteristic of bipedal mammals generally, we can be more confident that fossil species showing this feature were also habitual bipeds," Kirk says.
So even if dolphins don't dream of interacting with us bipeds, I wonder if they swim away from every in-the-wild encounter with a grin that says, 'See, cynical humans?
Zhao says the study also points to the fact that the species may have evolved from being quadrupeds to bipeds.
Washington, May 25 ( ANI ): Archaeologists at the University of York have challenged evolutionary theories behind the development of our earliest ancestors from tree dwelling quadrupeds to upright bipeds capable of walking and scrambling.
Artificial bipeds have not reached performance comparable to human behaviour.
29) Part of what Aristotle is assuming, I take it, is a point he shares with the Platonists: that animals are naturally divisible (or perhaps: "realizable") into, say, bipeds and non-bipeds, rather than into, say, hairy and hairless.
Life with her was marvellous before the other two bipeds arrived.
Suddenly, my "monkey feet" were the envy of other, close-toed bipeds.
The sermon could intensify the ontological angst by pondering why God has even noticed the hairless bipeds on the third planet from the sun.
Penguins and human beings are the only two natural bipeds.
Probably sooner rather than later, hosted by some unsuspecting traveller, the virus will board a plane and take off on a world tour, because the likes of easyJet aren't just for we bipeds.