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anth200feb13 - ANTH 200 February 13, 2008...

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ANTH 200 February 13, 2008 Cercopitnecidae/Colobinae - Flamboyant Neonate(Baby is a strikingly different bright color compared to parents) coat color - Alloparenting (Babysitting behavior) Alloparenting also only happens in the first 3 months (same as neonate coat color) - Infanticide (infant killing). Langer monkeys, dramatic behavior in which males will kill the offspring that have been fathered by other males. Eliminating their rivals genes - Adaptations to Leafy Diet - complex stomach, similar to cow's - forestomach with symbiotic microbes that digest cellulose Strepsirhines Lemuroidea (Lemurs/Sifaka/Aye-aye) Lorsoidea (lorises/galagos) Haplorhines Ceboidea (NWM/Platyrhines) Cercopithecoidea (OWM) - includes Cercoplithecinae and Colobinae Tarsioidea (tarsiers) Hominoidea (Hylobatidae - gibbons) (pongidae - great apes) (Hominade - Humans) What is an ape? - superfamily Hominoidea; families Hylobatidae and Pongidae - Large brain-to-body size ratio -no tail -rotating, suspensory shoulder anatomy
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This note was uploaded on 09/03/2009 for the course ANTH 200 taught by Professor Stanford during the Fall '08 term at USC.

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