bipedal

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  • adj

Synonyms for bipedal

having two feet

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Human newborns are quite helpless after birth compared to chimps, and this altriciality is the main solution to the compromise between our large brain and our pelvis adapted for bipedality.
Kangaroo rats possess adaptations such as large auditory bullae tuned to low frequencies (Lay 1993), bipedality, and eyes located dorsolaterally, all of which enhance the animals' ability to escape predation (Thompson 1982).
Board 28 BONOBO (PAN PANISCUS) BIPEDALITY BY AGE AND SEX CLASSES IN RELATION TO HUMAN EVOLUTION.
Shouldn't we by the same criteria assume bipedality in Triceratops?
arm, mounted on a new pelvis, aided by a highly advanced visual system and bipedality, and stimulated by the reality of having no real alternative to living on the savannah, meant that ballistics would become the inaugural centerpiece of a new hominid survival strategy.
At the same time, this hominid also shared with Australopithecus key evolved features of the upper pelvis and lateral foot that allowed it to engage in terrestrial bipedality with extended hips and knees (White et al.
155), there were, among others, changes toward more efficient bipedality, increased manual dexterity, and a much larger brain.
Generally students are not sure about suicide, homosexuality, opposable thumbs, bipedality, emotions (of course, their dogs show emotions), and abstract thought.