Aaron Filler’s Video Documents Bipedalism in Siamangs

Aaron Filler published a very hard to accept paper about three months ago stating bipedalism could have originated 20 million or so years ago and all of the other great apes lost this adaptation whereas the human lineage kept it. Last night, he sent me three emails to share a new video where he describes,... Continue Reading →

Aaron Filler’s Morotopithecus bipedalism

I've been under the radar for several days. I've been struggling to understand this paper, "Homeotic Evolution in the Mammalia: Diversification of Therian Axial Seriation and the Morphogenetic Basis of Human Origins," from Aaron Filler of Harvard's Anthropology department. All I can really make sense of it is that there's a probability that bipedalism originated... Continue Reading →

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