Russell Howard Tuttle (born August 18, 1939) is a distinguished primate morphologist, and paleoanthropologist. He is a member of the faculty of the University of Chicago Anthropology Department. Tuttle was enlisted by Mary Leakey to analyze the 3.4 million-year-old footprints she discovered in Laetoli, Tanzania. He determined that the creatures that left these prints walked bipedally in a fashion almost identical to human beings. He currently lives in Chicago, Illinois.
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