CARTA: The Upright Ape: Bipedalism and Human Origins -Footprints, Body Form and Locomotion

3/14/2012; 59 minutes

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? CARTA brings you foremost experts to explore the many facets of these questions in this fascinating series with presentations from Brian Richmond, Carol Ward and Chris Ruff that compare different evidence and aspects of hominid body form and what those tell us about upright locomotion in hominids. (#23441)

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