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Unformatted text preview: 6. What are six natural means of preservation of life of the past? 7. What is taphonomy? 8. What is the difference between relative dating techniques and chronometric (absolute) dating techniques? Also, what is the basis for each? 9. For each of the major categories of dating techniques from the previous question, what are three examples of each? 10. What are the three main areas of investigation of fossils (hint: one is the fossil itself)? 11. What is a prehensile tail and who has it? 12. From Chapter 18 of Reader: Answer questions 1, 2, and 3. 13. From Chapter 20 of Reader: Answer questions 1, 2, and 4....
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- Spring '08
- Biological Anthropology