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Unformatted text preview: general they are characteristic of the order 3. Primate classifications- Primates can be grouped into two large divisions: Prosimians ( lemurs , lorises , tarsiers , bush babies ) and Anthropoids ( monkeys and apes )- Anthropoids can be divided into catarrhini (Old World) and platyrrhini (New World)- Catarrhines can be divided into monkeys ( cercopithecoids ) and apes ( hominoids )- Apes include gibbons , orangutans , gorillas , chimpanzees , pygmy chimpanzees (also known as bonobos ), and human beings Anthropology 100 Lecture Outline - our closest relatives are bonobos...
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- Spring '08
- Anthropology, study primates