ANT131,9 - Galagos(Bushbaby in Africa Characteristics Lorises climbing quadrupeds Galagos clingers and leapers Specialized diets Females social

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Primate Survey 19:00 Primate Survey Survey of Living Primate Geographical distribution Anatomy Sociality Suborder: Strepsirhini Lemurs, lorises, and galagos Retain ancestral trait Reliance on smell (long snout) Eyes more lateral Clawed toe Derived trait: Tooth comb Lemurs Madagascar Adaptive radiation 100 mya Human colonization 2,000 ya Solitary; mixed-sex communities Female dominant 2-1-3-3 dental comb large lemurs – diverse diet small lemurs – insectivores
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Lorises and Galagos Tropical Forests and Woodlands India, Sri Lanka, Southeast Asia, and Central Africa
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Unformatted text preview: Galagos (Bushbaby) in Africa Characteristics Lorises: climbing quadrupeds Galagos: clingers and leapers Specialized diets Females social Suborder: Haplorhini Tarsiers Morphology and anatomy: Prosimian Suborder (genetics): Haplorhini Islands of Southeast Asia Nocturnal Carnivores Family unit Anthropoids: Monkeys, Apes, and Humans Larger brain and body size Longer gestation and maturation Increased parental care Increased sociality Vision emphasis Generalzied Dentition Monkeys ~ 85% of all primate species Tw...
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This note was uploaded on 03/01/2012 for the course ANT 131 taught by Professor Shannonnovak during the Spring '09 term at Syracuse.

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ANT131,9 - Galagos(Bushbaby in Africa Characteristics Lorises climbing quadrupeds Galagos clingers and leapers Specialized diets Females social

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