Unformatted text preview: Example Insectivores-High pointy cusps. Folivores-High Pointy cusps but not as much as insectivores. Frugivores-Fruit Eating. Lower more rounded cusps and broad flaring basins for mashing fruit. ◦ The incisor teeth-to take a bite of apple but don't mash with them. • Primate Social Organization ◦ Sympatric ◦ Allopatric-never come into contact. Habitats are seperate. ◦ Potential selective pressures affecting group formation in primates. ▪ Food Competition of foraging hypothesize ▪ Predation pressure hypothesis-safety in numbers ▪ Better access to mate ▪ Assistance rearing offspring hypothesis. ▪ Infanticide hypothesis....
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- pointy cusps, Insectivores-High pointy cusps, Folivores-High Pointy cusps, Limb Proportions-a clue