Test 2 - Test 2 I Primates Popular Images a Primarily herbivores Get notes for the in between stuff I II Primate Locomotion a Quadrupedal i Knuckle

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Test 2 I. Primates: Popular Images a. Primarily herbivores Get notes for the in between stuff I. Primate Locomotion a. Quadrupedal i. Knuckle walkers ii. Slow climbers iii. Intermembral index 1. Index less than 1 = herbivore lifestyle b. Vertical clinging/ leaping i. Tarsier ii. Sifaka c. Brachiation = monkey arm swinging through the trees i. Gibbon ii. Spider monkey 1. Pre-hensile tails d. Bipedal i. Sifaka ii. Gibbon iii. Bonobo II. Primate Characteristics relative to Other Mammals a. Senses and Brain i. Generally have an increased reliance on vision
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1. Interior cased eyes ii. Decrease reliance on smell 1. Reduced snout relative to other mammals iii. Encephalized 1. Definition: Referring to the size of the brain relative to the size of the body 2. The Primate’s brain is big relative to their body size iv. Complex brain 1. Complexly organized b. Maturation, Learning, and Behavior i. K-selected vs. R-selected a. Reproductive strategies having to do with how much their parents put into their offspring
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This note was uploaded on 02/26/2009 for the course ANTH 1001 taught by Professor Tague during the Spring '07 term at LSU.

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Test 2 - Test 2 I Primates Popular Images a Primarily herbivores Get notes for the in between stuff I II Primate Locomotion a Quadrupedal i Knuckle

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