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Unformatted text preview: • Central and South America • 2:1:3:3 dental pattern usually • prehensile tail common • arboreal quadruped common • flat nose-platrrhine Old World Monkey Characteristics • Africa, India, Japan and southeast Asia-most widespread • 2:1:2:3 dental pattern • ischial callosities (sitting pad) • arboreal and terrestrial quadrupeds dominant • knuckle walking, Brachiation, bipedalism • catarrhine • sexual dimorphism Sexual dimorphism • When the male of a species is significantly larger than the females Bonding • Mother child closeness Grooming • Social behavior exhibited by primates...
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- Fall '10
- Biological Anthropology, Tanzania, World Monkey Characteristics