Three traits found in primates that distinguish them from other mammals are that they
have opposable thumbs and big toes allowing them to be able to grasp onto objects, better
vision than mammals (they have better depth perception as they have forward-facing
eyes, color vision, and more bone around their eyes allowing eye support), and larger
brains in comparison to their body size.
Which of the following primate groups is most closely related to lemurs?
The only place on Earth that you can find lemurs living in the wild is Madagascar.
One of the many traits that tarsiers share with lorises and lemurs is eating primarily
(You can also say they are nocturnal, live in small social groups, or leap through
One trait that tarsiers and anthropoids share is instead of having a wet rhinarium,
they have short snouts and dry noses.
(You can also say they both have more enclosed
bony orbits or lack the dental comb seen in lemurs and lorises)
One trait that distinguishes the platyrrhines and catarrhines is that the platyrrhines (New
World monkeys) most commonly have three premolars in all quadrants of the mouth
whereas catarrhines (Old World monkeys) tend to only have two.
Which of the following traits is found in some New World monkeys and none of the Old
I live in the forests of central Africa? I am arboreal and have a long tail. I have
bilophodont molars, and I have a diet that includes a lot of leaves. What type of primate