Origins of Bipedalism

  title={Origins of Bipedalism},
  author={Kwang-Hyun Ko},
  journal={Brazilian Archives of Biology and Technology},
  • Kwang-Hyun Ko
  • Published 9 August 2015
  • Biology
  • Brazilian Archives of Biology and Technology
This article aimed to review various theories of bipedalism and provide a holistic answer to human evolution. There have been two questions regarding bipedalism: i) why were the earliest hominins partially bipedal?, and ii) why did hominins become increasingly bipedal over the time and replaced their less bipedal ancestors? To answer these questions, the prominent theories in the field, such as the savanna-based theory, the postural feeding hypotheses, and the provisioning model, are… 
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