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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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- Spring '09
- Biological Anthropology, prosimian, Galagos, Primate Survey Primate, Tooth comb Lemurs, diet small lemurs