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Anthrop study guide Contribution to the study of physical anthropology Carolus Linnaeus- developed classification of plants and animals Jean Baptiste Lamark – theory of inheritance of acquired characteristics and how your bloodline influenced you Georges Cuvier- explained the fossil record as the result of succession of catastrophes followed by new creation events. Thomas Malthus – wrote an essay on principals of population he helped Darwin and Wallace toward natural selection Charles lyell- father of geology stated the theory of Uniformitarianism o Uniformitarianism – Earth’s features are results of long-term process that is always going. Alfred R. Wallace – species were descended from other species and that the appearance of new species was influenced by the environmental factors. o Independently discovered the key to the evolutionary process. Definitions Prosimians – members of the suborder of primates lemers, lorises, and tarsiers Anthropoids – members of a suborder of primates; monkeys, apes, and humans
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