Lecture 07 (2-6) - Living Primates and Adaptations I...

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Living Primates and Adaptations I PROSIMIANS, TARSIERS, NWM Diversity Body size Activity patterns Ecology Social Behavior Reproductive Strategies Strepsirhines Lemuriformes (Madagascar, diverse) Indriids (777-6,840g) ( Propithecus ) (Sifaka) Lemurids (670-3,630g) ( Lemur ) (Ring tailed lemur) Lepilemurids (550-970g) ( Lepilemur ) (Sportive lemur) Daubentoniids (2,490-2,620g) ( Daubentonia ) (Aye aye) Lorisiformes Galagids (60-1,190g) ( Galago ) (Bush baby) Lorisids (269-1,310g) ( Loris ) (Loris) Cheirogaleids (30-460g) ( Microcebus ) (Mouse lemur) How to be a Strepsirhine Most strepsirhines are: Nocturnal, Insectivorous Solitary, Arboreal Small Galagos: African Lorises Nocturnal Gum and insectivory Multiparous, caches young in trees Lemur catta “Ring-tailed Lemur” Highly social Live in large multi-male, multi-female groups Dominance hierarchies and male-male competition
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This note was uploaded on 04/02/2008 for the course ANTHRO 1 taught by Professor Wilkie during the Spring '08 term at University of California, Berkeley.

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Lecture 07 (2-6) - Living Primates and Adaptations I...

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