Re: Philip Tobias, Savanna Theory & bipedalism

Thomas Clarke (
17 Oct 1995 12:20:21 GMT

In article <45ucu8$> (Phillip Bigelow)

Here are the sources that William Calvin gives for savannah theory.
I haven't had a chance to look at the original yet. Perhaps
you have it on your shelf.

(This is verbatim from the WWW version of his book, The River That
Flows Uphill,

For a modern savannah theory, see

C. Owen Lovejoy, "The origin of man," Science 211:341-350 (23 January 1981).

His reproductive strategy arguments are reported on in

Donald Johanson and Maitland Edey, Lucy: The Beginnings of Humankind,
Simon and Shuster, New York (1981)

Tom Clarke