CARTA: The Upright Ape: Bipedalism and Human Origins – Matthew Tocheri: Insights into Hominin Bipedalism from Gorilla Anatomy

3/23/2015; 17 minutes

In this presentation, Matthew Tocheri (Smithsonian Institution) shows how the morphology of four foot bones – the medial cuneiform, talus, calcaneus, and cuboid – is clearly distinguishable among living gorilla taxa in ways that are relevant to interpreting bipedal evolution in hominins. (#23665)

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