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Unformatted text preview: ANTH 42 Lect 9: Callitrichids, Cebids and others (and some geometry) Maddalena Bearzi will be giving a talk titled, “ Beautiful Minds: The Parallel Lives of Great Apes and Dolphins ,” on Wednesday, in Hubbs Hall (SIO) 4500 from 12:15-1:15PM (Hubbs is just below SIO library). Related note: If nobody shows up for my OH before 11:20, I leaving early… Quiz clock Minutes remaining: 5 4 3 2 ONE 30 sec … Callitrichid mating systems... Cooperative polyandry. Why so rare, and why do callitrichids do it? Book presents it as new and surprising. Why was it so late in being recognized? “Until fairly recently, callitrichines were regarded as living in either monogamous or extended family units.” [Falk, p. 125] 2 pairs twins/year: highest among anthropoids. Why do unrelated (to each other) males help? Unrelated females? Lion tamarins The Atlantic Forest, Brazil New World monkeys [NWMs] Ceboidea I Aotinae Callicebinae Cebinae Pitheciinae Proving a point, note grouping differs from Falk… NWM...
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- Fall '08
- Cebus capucinus, Social Climbers, BBC Life, Cebus brains, White-throated capuchins