spring08 homework 5

spring08 homework 5 - ANTH 4000/5000 Spring 08 Homework 5...

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ANTH 4000/5000 Spring 08 Homework 5 1) Brown lemurs ( Eulemur fulvus ) in Madagascar use different habitat types in the following frequencies: Primary Pristine Forest 75% Primary Forest Edge 13% Secondary Forest Type 1 7% Secondary Forest Type 2 5% A primatologist studying lemur habitat use suspects that habitat loss and forest fragmentation has affected brown lemur habitat use in a smaller isolated reserve. In this reserve, she counts 71 brown lemurs in primary pristine forest, 15 in primary forest edge, 15 in secondary forest type 1, and 9 in secondary forest type 2. a) Test the hypothesis that brown lemur habitat use in the smaller reserve differs from the known pattern (α = 0.05). b) Test the hypothesis that brown lemurs use secondary forest habitats more frequently than primary forest habitats in the smaller isolated reserve (α = 0.05). 2) Mean cranial capacity is known to be 1250 cc for a population of modern humans. A paleoanthropologist gives the following data for the cranial capacity of Middle and
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