bipedal species

Alex Duncan (
11 Oct 1995 01:05:22 GMT

In article <45b6fv$> Thomas Clarke, writes:

>You almost make my point. Are there not several species of macropopids?
>The environment favored the development of bipedal jumping (saltation)
>and several species "answered the call" by becoming macropopids.
>If the general forest/savannah paleo-environment of Africa favored
>bipedalism, then where are the other bipedal animals?

I count 11 other bipedal hominoid species, and that is probably an

Alex Duncan
Dept. of Anthropology
University of Texas at Austin
Austin, TX 78712-1086