Asked in Paleontology, Human Origins, Marie Curie
What did Mary Leakeys discovery of footprints indicate about hominids?
It indicated that these hominids were already standing upright and walking on two legs unlike apes. This helped distinguish these hominids as non-ape. ...
Asked in Actors & Actresses
What actors and actresses appeared in Walking with Cavemen - 2003?
The cast of Walking with Cavemen - 2003 includes: Marva Alexander as Various hominids Alec Baldwin as Narrator (USA version) Ruth Dawes as Various hominids Rachel Essex as Various hominids Faroque Khan as Various hominids Caroline Noh as Various hominids Alex Palmer as Various hominids Oliver Parham as Various hominids Florence Sparham as Various hominids Badria Timimi as Various hominids ...
Asked in Paleontology, Chimpanzees, Monkeys
What group of hominids' shows that they are identical to modern humans?
There are no hominids that are identical to modern humans except modern humans ourselves. To be classified as a different species or sub species they have to be different. There are hominids that were very similar to modern humans. Neanderthals for example would not look completely out of place at a party. Even ancient hominids share many characteristics with modern humans. Upright walking stance and intelligent think all be it less than modern humans are common amongst many of our ancestors. Yea... So...
Asked in Evolution
What does Lucy have to do with evolution?
I presume you mean the fossil primate, Lucy. Lucy provides evidence that hominids walked upright before developing a large brain; the fossil has a "modern" pelvis but a small brain - if you saw the animal alive, you might think it is a rather odd looking ape - appearing like a chimp but walking upright. The fossil concerns the evolution of modern man. ...
Asked in Evolution, Human Origins
Why did the ability to walk upright and the development of the opposable thumb represent important breakthroughs for early hominids?
It was such a breakthrough because it proved evelution, on a certain level, true. Walking upright meant that only the feet were needed for locomotion freeing the hands and arms for other purposes such as carrying while moving. The opposable thumbs allowed for easier manipulation of tools and other objects. ...
Asked in Cell Biology (cytology)
Are there cell phone cases that will allow the phone to be placed upright?
There are cases that allow cell phones to be placed upright. These cases can be purchased. They can be found on Amazon or other websites. ...
Asked in Math and Arithmetic
How did the primate's posture improve from walking on 4 legs to just 2?
The early hominids foraged for food from the fallen fruits or roots on the ground Later with the development of their cognitive neural matrix then attempted to reach out and gather fruits upright.The hominids behavior to collect and palisade themselves in social security by quickly gathering food and returning to their group made them hold the food in their hands and improve the upright posture.Later when they had to use both hands to carry stones or a bigger hunted animal the upright...
Asked in Ancient History, Chimpanzees, Monkeys
What Scientists can tell that hominids walked upright by comparing fossilized leg bones to those of modern humans?
A paleoanthropoligist is the scientist who deals with fossilized bones.
Asked in Apes
Was Lucy a tree climbing ape or did she walk upright?
both. she had ape-like features such as her shouders that would allow her to climb, and she had human-like feature such as her pelvis that would allow her to walk upright. ...