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At the peak, the gorilla's crane goes up. Here are the muscles in the crane for mastication 1 – temporalis (you feel your temporalis moving when you chew, it's a muscle that covers the side of the skull) 2 - Masseter muscle runs right down the cheekbones 3 – Pterygoid 3 - human skull= modest teeth, dental archaed - - dental formula - -maxilla-lowerjaw - -mandible- upperjaw - Dental Formula: D -4 sets of 8 teeth - 2 incisors, 1 canine, 2 premolars, 3 molars. 2 2:1:2:3 Chimps live in forest with dark colors. Their back is exposed to the sun, thus they have more chances of having a sun stroke. THE SPINAL CORD The vertebral column is pretty straight for apes. The spinal cord is perfectly straight whereas the human spinal cord curbs forwards, backwards… Why is this? Animals don't usually have curvatures in their spine. We have it for balance and stability. Let's look at the hips. They are the most critical parts of the body that have changed in the transition from apes to humans. In the gorilla and human, you have the same bones that have
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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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