The Upright Ape
Why are we the only two-legged creature to develop an exclusively upright gait?


Why are we the only two-legged creature to develop an exclusively upright gait? And what did it mean to the development of the human species? The Center for Academic Research and Training in Anthropogeny (CARTA) at UC San Diego brings you foremost experts to explore the many facets of these questions in this fascinating series.

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Why are we the only two-legged creature to develop an exclusively upright gait? And what did it mean to the development of the human species? CARTA brings you foremost experts to explore the many facets of these questions in this fascinating series with presentations from Dan Lieberman, Leslie Aiello and Matt Cartmill that explore the effect of running, walking and the upright gait on hominid evolution.
Premiere Date: 3/21/2012 Hits/Views: 497,319
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Why are we the only two-legged creature to develop an exclusively upright gait? And what did it mean to the development of the human species? CARTA brings you foremost experts to explore the many facets of these questions in this fascinating series with presentations from Brian Richmond, Carol Ward and Chris Ruff that compare different evidence and aspects of hominid body form and what those tell us about upright locomotion in hominids.
Premiere Date: 3/14/2012 Hits/Views: 357,253
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Why are we the only two-legged creature to develop an exclusively upright gait? And what did it mean to the development of the human species? CARTA brings you foremost experts to explore the many facets of these questions in this fascinating series - starting with presentations from Steven Churchill, Jeremy DeSilva and Matt Tocheri that compare different aspects of hominid anatomy and their relation to bipedalism.
Premiere Date: 3/7/2012 Hits/Views: 382,107
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