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Discuss article -first must define culture-learned, shared behavior that is not genetic -chimps have culture, but it is static, whereas ours is cumulative –difference in quality and quantity -primate -anthropoids-humans and apes (chimps, gorillas, orangutans, gibbons, etc) -humans have flexible behavior-this is what made us successful Advantages -we know that mammals are born live, live on milk, and are dependent for a long time -because of constant body temperature, very active -heart is shaped differently, diaphragm, efficient respiratory system -breathe while chewing -specialized teeth with special functions, generalized dentition-ours are heterodont Classificatory Systems Platyrrhine-new world monkeys-flat noses with wide, flat, forward-facing nostrils Catarrhine-narrow noses, downward facing nostrils 2 subtypes -cercopithecoidea-only old world moneys -hominoidea-include all apes Strepsirhini-pro-simians-lemurs and laurses -moist rhinarium -upper lip is attached by philtrim
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This note was uploaded on 04/15/2011 for the course ANTHROPOLO 200 taught by Professor V during the Fall '10 term at Saint Louis.

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