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23:38 Survey of the Primates- Movie  No primates in Australia  In North American continent primates are only found in Southern Mexico Primate Characterized:  Generalized skeleton, boreal or terrestrial environments including clavicle Highly mobile digits for grasping and climbing Tactile digit pads, nails rather than claws Abbreviation of snout or muzzle (exception: baboon) Refinement of visual system for depth perception Smell de-emphasized  Fewer teeth- variation in tooth form for variation in foods (omnivorus diet)  Increasingly complex cortex with more convolutions making primates intelligent Nourishment of the fetus through placenta  Napier adds characteristics Upright posture; bipedalism  Prolongation of infant dependency  Tree Shrwes (Tupia species): transition from not a true primate, small squirrel like of  Southeast Asia. Have claws on all 10 toes. They have 38 permanent teeth. Lack  binocular vision, and neurology of visual system differs, missing mother-infant  connection  Prosimians: most primitive and distinct from apes- aboreal animals in Madagascar in far  east  Ruffed Lemur, Black lemur, red-ruffed lemur, ring-tailed lemur
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  • Spring '10
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  • Depth perception, old world monkeys, golden marmoset, monkey Callitrichate Marmoset, primates intelligent Nourishment

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