Re: bipedalism and AAH
HARRY R. ERWIN (firstname.lastname@example.org)
9 May 1995 18:13:47 GMT
Pat Dooley (email@example.com) wrote:
: Loopy writes:
: > << deletions>> ...................... Rigid knees fit
: >in just fine with the savannah-ape or forest-ape scenario, and so cannot
: >support the aquatic ape hypothesis.
: Except that bipedalism, as in Lucy, evolved before the knee-locking
: mechanism of human bipedalism. Since Lucy is post-aquatic,
: ridid knees have nothing to do with the AAH.
: Pat D
Based on her elbows and knees, Lucy was primarily adapted to arboreal
climbing and bridging, rather than bipedal movement on the ground.
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