EXTRA,  FEATURES,  June 2024

Land and water

Rowan Clarke laces up her walking boots, packs a swimsuit and discovers the simple beauty of swim-walking

The aquatic ape evolutionary theory hypothesises that we first walked on two legs in shallow water. Our hominin ancestors lived on shorelines, foraging for food in chest-deep water, developing the need to stand on two feet.

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