Review Sheet for Anthro. 161 Final 1. What are the advantages of using primates as analogies for our early ancestors over modern humans? 2. If humans and living primates share a behavior, what does it tell us? 3. Name three characteristics that modern humans share with living primates. 4. Is social behavior characteristic of most primates? 5. What important function does grooming play in primate groups? 6. Is grooming an important behavior in modern humans and explain your answer? 7. Give an example of a non-human primate that had an innovation, and what was that innovation? 8. What can lemurs tell us about our earliest ancestors? 9. What makes the study of lemurs difficult? 10. Describe three ways that lemurs are like humans and three ways that they are different? 11. What three things did you learn about lemurs from the video Lemurs with John Cleese? 12. Why have baboons been studied as an analogy for our early ancestors? 13. What factors make baboons a less than ideal analogy for our early ancestors?
14. Do female baboons have high status and explain your answer? 15. Describe three ways that baboons are like humans and three ways that they are different? 16. What three things did you learn about baboons from the video Baboon Tales?` - Young males would use the baby to shield from older males - They do a lot of grooming - Older female will lead the troops
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