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bipedal

[bī′ped·əl]
(biology)
Having two feet.
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Identification as theropod tracks is based on their functionally tridactyl nature, with a distinct hallux (not actually seen in these specimens), and full bipedality.
Two key paleontologic markers of this lineage are pelves compatible with bipedality and braincase size.
Acting synergistically, their power to transform humans may be unmatched by all but two former periods in human history--(1) the transition to bipedality and the beginning of brain expansion about five million years ago, and (2) the Axial Age, a period of spiritual enlightenment between about 800 and 200 B.
Bipedality also freed the hands of husbands for sculpture, dish-washing, pushing supermarket trolleys, signing cheques and gardening on Sundays.
Marzke MW, Longhill JM and Rasmussen SA (1988): Gluteus maximus muscle function and the origin of hominid bipedality.
Kangaroo rats possess adaptations such as large auditory bullae tuned to low frequencies (Lay 1993), bipedality, and eyes located dorsolaterally, all of which enhance the animals' ability to escape predation (Thompson 1982).
Like walking, standing, running, skipping, skating, skiing, sliding, leaping, dancing, and jumping, falling is an aspect--sometimes anticipated, most times not--of human bipedality.
Board 28 BONOBO (PAN PANISCUS) BIPEDALITY BY AGE AND SEX CLASSES IN RELATION TO HUMAN EVOLUTION.