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Unformatted text preview: -have social groups, like humans, and males use strength to protect the family-gorillas have unique finger prints just like humans-chimpanzees eat a variety of foods, unlike the gorillas-their feet are almost as dexterous as their hands-live in groups of up to 50 and mothers and children have strong relationships, skills of motherhood are learned-friendships are made through grooming baby chimps are cleaned by mother, dominant chimps accept it as tributes from others-chimps recognize one another by sight, have different and recognizable faces like humans-have sensitive vocabularies of sound General Primate Notes-developed, binocular vision is extremely important feature-decreased reliance on smell, no rhinarium-no claws (on most), nails though-extensive thumb and big toe opposability-increased parental care, more gestation and longer maturation period...
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This note was uploaded on 09/09/2009 for the course ANTH 123 taught by Professor Johnson during the Spring '08 term at UNC.
- Spring '08