Chimpanzee bipedal locomotion in the Gombe National Park, East Africa

@article{Bauer2006ChimpanzeeBL,
  title={Chimpanzee bipedal locomotion in the Gombe National Park, East Africa},
  author={Harold R. Bauer},
  journal={Primates},
  year={2006},
  volume={18},
  pages={913-921}
}
  • H. Bauer
  • Published 1 October 1977
  • Biology
  • Primates
An adult male chimpanzee in the natural habitat has been observed to walk predominantly bipedally after a total forelimb paralysis in 1966. The major differences from previously described bipedal chimpanzee gait are (1) one third of the femoral extension is posterior to the hip joint in propulsion, (2) excursion of the swinging foot is close to midline, due to adduction of the lower hindlimb in swing and propulsive phases, (3) depressed pelvic tilt is on the side of the swinging limb, (4… 

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