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Unformatted text preview: humans. Our language is symbolic, so a lot can be lost from our words because they have so many meanings. Learning : non-human primates do learndespite previously held conceptions. Tools : NHPs use tools, and make them. Hunting : chimps are very successful hunters. Humans deer hunting succeed about 20%; chimps, 80%. Danger : deforestation (#1 threat) is the largest threat for non-human primates. Apes are the most endangered. Forest firesa part of deforestationalso pose a significant cause of extinction. (#2) Hunting in Africa and South America for food; urban and rural, also trophy hunting. (#3) Using primates for lab animals or pets....
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This note was uploaded on 03/05/2012 for the course ANTHRO 120 taught by Professor Huddleston during the Fall '11 term at MO St. Louis.
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