Ape Fossils Shed New Light on Evolution of Bipedalism

Nature, Published online: 06 November 2019; doi:10.1038/d41586-019-03347-0Approximately 11.6-million-year-old fossils reveal an ape with arms suited to hanging in trees but human-like legs, suggesting a form of locomotion that might push back the timeline for when walking on two feet evolved.

Ape Fossils Shed New Light on Evolution of Bipedalism

The 12-million-year-old bones of a previously unknown species named Danuvius guggenmosi challenge the prevailing view about when and where our ancestors first started walking upright.

Thu 7 Nov 19 from The Scientist

Scientists Have Found the Oldest Example of an Upright Ape

Researchers say the previously unknown species lived 12 million years ago

Wed 6 Nov 19 from TIME

New fossil find sheds light on how humans learned to walk

How did humans learn to walk upright?

Wed 6 Nov 19 from Phys.org

Fossils provide new insights into when apes began to walk

They may also reveal a common ancestor of humans and great apes.

Wed 6 Nov 19 from Cosmos Magazine

Ancient ape offers clues to evolution of two-legged walking

Nature, Published online: 06 November 2019; doi:10.1038/d41586-019-03418-2Discovery of creature that lived in the trees but stood on its hind legs suggests bipedalism emerged ...

Wed 6 Nov 19 from Nature News

Fossil ape hints at how walking on two feet evolved

Nature, Published online: 06 November 2019; doi:10.1038/d41586-019-03347-0Approximately 11.6-million-year-old fossils reveal an ape with arms suited to hanging in trees but ...

Wed 6 Nov 19 from Nature News

'Astonishing' fossil ape discovery revealed

Fossils of a newly-discovered ancient ape could give clues to how walking on two feet evolved.

Wed 6 Nov 19 from BBC News

Ancient upright ape 'Danuvius' that had human legs discovered by scientists

The remains of an 11 million-year-old ape suggest that our ancestors started to stand upright millions of years earlier, according to scientists.

Wed 6 Nov 19 from FOXNews

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