What's up 3 Spring 2011

What's up 3 Spring 2011 - So Whats Up This Week3...

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So What’s Up This Week……………3 Anthropology 155 Chapter 6 Primates. Anthropologists are interested in the entire primate order. Understanding the modern primate populations is critical to understanding the paleontological record. You will need to understand the complete breakdown of the primate order. It’s fun stuff, and later in the term we will see films on these critters. What are non-human primates capable of? Worried about “Planet of the Apes?” Chapter 7 Starts by scaring you to death with all the Latin names and such. I will provide some help with this! Plesiadapis sp. is important because it’s probably one of the first primate-like forms, and dates from about 60 Million years ago. The Adapids and Omomyids are generalized groups that show up in the fossil record about 55 Million (Eocene) years ago and are definitely primates. This would have been an animal something like a loris or a lemur. Some of these creatures are showing up in North American fossil beds, and will raise the issue of the origin of the New World Monkeys. Apidium
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This note was uploaded on 10/20/2011 for the course ATH 155 taught by Professor Gnivecki during the Spring '08 term at Miami University.

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