10-12 - Anthropology 1001 October 12, 2009 Endangered...

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Anthropology 1001 October 12, 2009 Endangered Primates (Cont’d) What’s being done? Awareness and Education Habitat preservation Laws that are inhibiting the trade of animals or animal parts Eco-Tourism- an eco tour takes people to exotic locations but minimizes the impact of the visitors on the area. Portion of money is donated to preservation efforts. Primate Behavior Social Structure Residence Pattern” -Solitary- Individuals remain solitary (Some Prosimians and Orangutans) -Monogamy- One Male and One Female form a pair bond. Their dependent offspring becomes part of the social unit. (Some New World Monkeys, Gibbons, and Simangs) -Multi-Male-Multi-Female- Fission Fusion groups. These groups are very fluid. The membership of the group changes frequently. Size of group can vary. Very Common (Found in Prosimians, NWM, Apes, Bonobos) -All Male- Temporary group that is generally associated with the MM/MF group or polygenist -Polyandrous-One mature, ovulating female and multiple adult males (+
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