Re: Bipedalism and theorizing... was Re: Morgan and creationists

James Borrett (
Mon, 24 Jun 1996 11:26:44 +0100

Ric wrote:

> I would like to add to the "list" of possible advantages
> of the upright stance by suggesting that simply _standing
> up_ became an enormous evolutionary pressure once early
> hominids entered the Savannah.

Nice idea, shame that our ancesters were already bipedal before they
entered the Savannah. I have heard it claimed that the Savannah as we
know it didn't even exist until about two and a half million years ago.