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Monkeys Old world vs. New Wolrd - reproductive isolation All New World and many Old World monkeys are arboreal (they live up in trees) Move differently from hominids use their tail for balance and/or grasping New World Monkeys Live in the forests of South and Central America Similarities with Old World Monkeys are analogies Branchiation - locomotion by swinging from branches Prehensile tails - used for grasping and swinging, can be used like a hand
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Unformatted text preview: • all but one species are diurnal (active during the day) Old World Monkeys • Full color vision (most new world monkeys lack) • Diurnal • Dentition - 2:1:2:3 (incisors: canines: Premolar: Molars), same as humans. NW Monkeys have 2:1:3:3 • Both terrestrial and arboreal species • Sexual dimorphism - more prominent in terrestrial species (baboons)...
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