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> Date: Mon, 10 Aug 1998 15:41:38 -0700
> From: "Stewart, Dwight" <Dwight.Stewart@VLSI.com>

>  I believe the latest theory on hominid bipedalism is that it was a strategy
> for standing taller in order to look out for predators.  It USED to be
> thought that it was necessitated in order to have the hands free.
> Richard Leakey has done a lot of work on this.

So what happened to the theory that it was related to cooling? Any pointers
to its downfall?


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