Posted: Oct 31, 2018 3:34 am
by Wortfish
Calilasseia wrote:I've been pointed at this new article, covering new findings from a locomotor analysis of the pelvic girdle of Ardipthecus ramidus, a hominid dating from 4.4 MYa.

The authors are wrong if they claim that there are not apes that possess an upright gait and climbing abilities. Here is a bonobo walking upright:

The point is that neither the bonobo, nor Ardi, are/were OBLIGATE bipeds.