non-human primates

non-human primates - Jasmine Khaleel Assignment 1 Non-human...

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Jasmine Khaleel Assignment 1 Non-human primates In order to better understand the human past, it becomes helpful and necessary to study non-human primates. Looking at certain stages in evolution of the Miocene apes allows for some speculation over human past. Also, modern non-human primates can be beneficial in better understanding the human culture and what it means to adapt. It becomes so helpful to study non-human primates when considering the human past because it adds more to the entirety of what is considered the deep human past. Humans and modern apes differed from the apes of the Miocene period while bearing some similarities. For instance, both modern apes and Miocene apes had a large variability in size. However, there are several differences. The number of species of Miocene apes greatly outnumbers the amount of species of modern apes today. Also, the diet of the modern apes and humans is much more varied than that of the Miocene apes. One noticeable difference is locomotion- Miocene apes were fairly limited and could
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This note was uploaded on 04/29/2008 for the course ANTH 2302 taught by Professor Bondfreeman during the Spring '08 term at SMU.

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