Animals that are not human and are able to walk on two legs

Walking on two legs, or bipedalism, is a behavior typically associated with humans. However, there are several non-human animals that are capable of walking on two legs to varying degrees. Here are some examples.

Bears: Bears are known to occasionally walk on two legs, especially when they need to reach high objects or when they are trying to appear larger and more intimidating to potential threats. 

Kangaroos: Kangaroos are known for their hopping locomotion, but they can also use their powerful hind legs to walk on two legs for short distances, especially when moving slowly or grazing on vegetation. 

Birds: Some bird species, such as certain species of penguins and cockatoos, are capable of walking upright on two legs. Penguins, for example, use a combination of waddling and standing upright when on land. 

Meerkats: Meerkats, small mongoose-like mammals found in Africa, are known for their bipedal stance when keeping watch for predators. They stand upright on their hind legs while scanning the surroundings with their keen eyesight. 

Bipedal Dinosaurs: Many dinosaur species, including some theropods like Tyrannosaurus rex and Velociraptor, were bipedal, walking exclusively on two legs. Their skeletons suggest adaptations for this mode of locomotion. 

Gibbons: Gibbons are small apes found in Southeast Asia. While they primarily move through the trees using their arms (brachiation), they are also capable of walking on two legs when on the ground. 

Sloths: While sloths are primarily quadrupedal and move slowly through the trees, they can occasionally stand and walk on two legs when needed, such as when they are reaching for food or changing trees. 

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