ANTH 1001March 24

ANTH 1001March 24 - • Better view of open country can...

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ANTH 1001 March 24,2010 Hypotheses for bipedality: Freeing the hands o Carry objects (dig through bushes, holds things) o Feeding (or eating and collecting seeds berries, etc.) o Hunting o Provisioning (males provisioning family model; tied to idea of advantage with males providing and helping with offspring; increases fitness)
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Unformatted text preview: • Better view of open country- can easily spot predators, feeding areas, way of identifying areas they could use • Energy efficiency (“Patchy Forest”)- in traveling long distances its more energy efficient to travel bipedally instead of quad....
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