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Unformatted text preview: Brachiation- arm to arm on vine Knuckle- walking Prehensile tail- hang from trees Opposable thumbs If it doesnt have a tail then its not a monkey, its an ape Prosimians- before apes: (tarsier, lemers) aborial, prehensile tail, brachiation New world monkey: (howler, spider monkey) some brachiate, aborial, some prehensile tail Old world monkey: (baboons) terrestrial No tail not a monkey!!! Gibbons- only ape to brachiate, mate for life (lesser apes) Orangutans- ape- mostly terrestrial Chimps- apes Gorillas- mostly terrestrial Common chimpanzees (pantroglodytes) Bonobos (pain paniscus) other kind of chimp- walk on 2 legs Very peaceful- all kinds of sex- release tension Male/male Female/female Male/female Older/juvenille...
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This note was uploaded on 06/02/2010 for the course ANT ANT taught by Professor Weber during the Spring '10 term at Tampa.
- Spring '10