Who invented walking?

Who invented walking?

Homo Erectus is the inventor of walking, which is an ancestor of modern humans who lived until about 100,000 years ago.

Other study shows that ape like creatures called australopithecines developed the ability to walk on two feet around 3 million years ago and are thus considered to be the inventors of walking too.

Walking is one of the most basic forms of human locomotion, and it is thought that the first walkers were our prehistoric ancestors. While the exact origins of walking are unknown, it is likely that early humans began walking upright as a way to improve their mobility and to better access their environment. Over time, walking has become an essential part of our daily lives. It is a great form of exercise and can be used for transportation, leisure, and many other purposes. Walking is also a key part of many different cultures and traditions around the world.

Who invented walking
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Who were Homo erectus?

Homo erectus were a hominid species that lived from about 1.8 million years ago to about 70,000 years ago. They are more commonly called the “Upright Ape” because they are the earliest human ancestors who walked upright on two feet rather than knuckle-walking, which earlier primates did.

We believe that Homo erectus had bigger brains and smaller teeth than their predecessors, Homo habilis. They have also been found to be more productive with less work effort and time invested in creating stone tools and weapons than other human species at that time.