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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bipedalism

Bipedalism is a form of terrestrial locomotion where an organism moves by means of its two ... Even though bipedalism is slower at first, over long distances, it has allowed humans to ... The species was extinct before the dinosaurs appeared. .... from the trees and adapted to life on the savanna by walking erect on two feet.

humanorigins.si.edu/human-characteristics/walking-upright

Walking upright may have helped this species survive in the diverse habitats ... enabling early humans to appear larger and more intimidating;; helping early ...

www.smithsonianmag.com/science-nature/becoming-human-the-evolution-of-walking-upright-13837658

Aug 6, 2012 ... Walking on two legs distinguished the first hominids from other apes, but ... fossils were of brainy species–Neanderthals and Homo erectus.

www.answers.com/Q/What_species_first_appeared_to_walk_upright

The first species that is believed to have walked upright is? Homo sapiens. 1 person found ... What was the first species to appear on earth? The early bacterias.

www.newscientist.com/article/dn9989-timeline-human-evolution

Sep 4, 2006 ... When did humans first emerge on the scene, and how did we develop? ... with a volume around 400 – 500 cm3 -, but walk upright on two legs. First ... Our own species Homo sapiens appears on the scene – and shortly after ...

popular-archaeology.com/issue/june-2011/article/early-human-ancestors-walked-fully-upright-earlier-than-scientists-thought-study-shows

Jul 19, 2011 ... Early human ancestors walked fully upright about 2 million years earlier ... Australopithecus afarensis is an early species thought to be ... The more recent study results appear to support the hypothesis, ... Says Crompton, "we now need to determine when our ancestors first became able to walk or run over ...

news.nationalgeographic.com/news/2008/03/080320-biped-ancestor.html

Mar 20, 2008 ... Orrorin tugenensis may have been the first human ancestor to walk upright, a new analysis of the species' bones suggests.

www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2007/10/071009212545.htm

Oct 10, 2007 ... Early Apes Walked Upright 15 Million Years Earlier Than Previously Thought, ... The human vertebra, like Morotopithecus, appears to demonstrate ... spine in more than 200 mammalian species across a 250 million year time scale. ... first true ancestral human -- as standing upright from a young age while ...

www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2819487

Feb 3, 2010 ... During Miocene evolution, there appeared several fossil primates showing, .... besides arboreal species, semiterrestrial and terrestrial treeshrews and .... while the first indications for an upright walk have been shown to be ...

www.mhhe.com/biosci/genbio/raven6b/graphics/raven06b/other/raven06b_23.pdf

65 million years ago, giving rise first to prosimians and then to monkeys. ... walk upright on two legs marks the beginning of hominid ... Our species appears.