Re: The UCL meeting, and

J. Moore (
Mon, 27 Nov 95 22:24:00 -0500

Uc> of Australopithecus afarensis. His new findings consist of four
Uc> associated foot bones, thought to be A.afarensis, which Tobias argues
Uc> show that although afarensis walked upright on two legs, they were not
Uc> habitual bipeds <snip>

Shouldn't he be looking at a pelvis (or possibly knees?) to make
such a determination? Foot bones alone would seem a poor marker
compared to a pelvis in making this claim.

Jim Moore (

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