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Laetoli footprints prove human-like walk 3.7 million years ago.

21 Jul
Careful research by Liverpool scientists appears to confirm that Australopitecus afarensis (or whichever australopithecine species that left the footprints at Laetoli, Tanzania) walked like us or almost so, rather than in the crouched position that has been long attributed to them.
Discussed at Science Daily.
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Posted by on July 21, 2011 in Africa, human evolution

 

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