View Full Version : Our ancestors may have always walked on two legs, 10-million-year-old ape suggests

01-09-2020, 12:37 AM
Upright walking is one of the hallmarks of our species yet the origin of human bipedal locomotion is still a subject of heated debate among experts and scholars. How did our ancestors ever make the jump from walking on all fours to an upright gait? Well, what if our early ancestors were far more equipped to walk on two legs than we’ve given them credit for? This exciting possibility was recently proposed by researchers who studied the fossils of a 10-million-year-old small-sized ape.