Unformatted text preview: males and females present in the group Primate Reproductive Strategies: Male's differ from Females' • Males compete for access to females; this affects male body and canine size. • Sexual dimorphism: Morphological difference between males and females • Females compete with each other for resources to support young; this affects social behaviors • Getting Food: The Burden is on Mom • Searching for and eating food occupies over 50% of a primate's waking hours • Males compete, females build relationships Nonhuman Primate Cultural Behavior • Cultural behavior: 1. Learned 2. Passed from one generation to the next • Chimpanzee Culture 1. Includes tools...
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- Spring '08
- Reproduction, 50%, Primate Cultural Behavior, Primate Social Life