Unformatted text preview: d. In general, larger primates have more sexual dimorphism 7. Social Structure a. Solitary – Orangutans b. Polyandrous (two or more males with one female) – Marmosets and Tamarins c. Monogamous (one male with one female) – Gibbons d. Polygynous (one or maybe two males with multiple females) e.g. Harems – Gorillas e. Multi-male, multi female groups – some species of baboons 8. Infant Care a. Most primates have single births b. Females are primary care-givers, males in some species act as protectors c. Only in polyandrous species, males provide more infant care than females...
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- Spring '09
- Biological Anthropology, body size, males, Sexual dimorphism, Smallest living primates