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Primate_Evolution

Primate_Evolution - – Evolved in Africa Hominid Evolution...

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Primate Evolution
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Today’s Objectives: SOL BIO.8a-d TSW investigate and understand how primates have changed through time, including: Examining fossil records Recognizing how adaptations lead to natural selection
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Primates are mammals that have: Opposable thumbs Large brain Good, stereoscopic vision Ability to brachiate Flexible elbows for hand rotation Grasping feet
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Early Primates Appeared 60-65 million years ago Prosimian Small bodies Lemurs, Tarsiers Anthropoids Human-like primates
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Unformatted text preview: – Evolved in Africa Hominid Evolution Hominids developed 5-8 million yrs ago Hominids are bipedal First hominids were in genus Australopithecus – “Lucy” most famous fossil hominid More modern hominids were in genus Homo More recent humans Homo sapiens (developed 400,000 years ago) – Neanderthals • Europe arrival (100,000 years ago) – Cro-Magnon • Europe arrival (40,000 years ago) • Americas arrival (12,000 years ago)...
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