In the Triassic period some groups of archosaurs (a group that includes the ancestors of crocodiles) developed bipedalism; among their descendants the dinosaurs, all the early forms and many later groups were habitual or exclusive bipeds; the birds descended from one group of exclusively bipedal dinosaurs.
A larger number of modern species intermittently or briefly use a bipedal gait.
, meaning "two feet" (from the Latin bis for "double" and pes for "foot").
Types of bipedal movement include walking, running, or hopping.
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Several lizard species move bipedally when running, usually to escape from threats.
Many primate and bear species will adopt a bipedal gait in order to reach food or explore their environment.