We thought gorillas only walked on their knuckles. We were wrong

 作者:伏港     |      日期:2019-03-03 10:08:00
Christophe Courteau /Naturepl.com By Richard Kemeny OUR ape forebears might have been more versatile than we thought. A study of modern gorillas suggests that the common ancestor we share with them may have been able to walk in many ways, not just one or two. Within the last 20 million years, our lineage split from that of orangutans. Later, we also split from the African great apes: first gorillas, then chimpanzees and bonobos. However,