All posts tagged with bipedality

The pelvis of Australopithecus

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The hominid pelvis is much shorter than ape pelves, with muscle attachments reoriented for effective walking.

The pelvis of Australopithecus

2 minute read

The hominid pelvis is much shorter than ape pelves, with muscle attachments reoriented for effective walking.

Bipedality and the pelvis

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Humans are bipeds. The pelvis in humans has undergone radical changes in orientation and shape compared to other anthropoid primates. Many of these changes s...

Bipedality and the pelvis

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Humans are bipeds. The pelvis in humans has undergone radical changes in orientation and shape compared to other anthropoid primates. Many of these changes s...

The feet of Australopithecus afarensis

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The australopithecines were several species of human relatives that lived in Africa between 5 million and 1.5 million years ago. One of the best-represented ...

Laboratory: Feet

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The stations in this lab will introduce one of the best-known species of fossil hominins, evidence of bipedal locomotion early in our evolution, some basic a...

Laboratory: Feet

less than 1 minute read

The stations in this lab will introduce one of the best-known species of fossil hominins, evidence of bipedal locomotion early in our evolution, some basic a...

The Laetoli footprints

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The most striking piece of evidence for bipedality in our earliest hominin relatives is a series of footprint trails at Laetoli, a fossil-bearing site in Tan...

The Laetoli footprints

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The most striking piece of evidence for bipedality in our earliest hominin relatives is a series of footprint trails at Laetoli, a fossil-bearing site in Tan...

Running commentary

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Tara Parker-Pope picks up the “endurance running” hypothesis: