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Similarities between chimps and us: Behavioral aspects: parent-to-child bond, territorialism, male dominancy (male- hunter), forming hunting traps and strategies, the use of tools, hereditary skill (paired with brute strength), sociality (some sort of community relationship, especially regarding death), they like to play and be entertained, and they have a form of communication. There are separate evolutions between monkeys and humans. They are not our ancestors per se; rather, they are another species with different attributes and behaviors. Do chimps have cultures? Yes. Shared patterns of learned behavior, and they pass
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Unformatted text preview: those patterns onto their children. Some use stone tools, some eat fire-ants, some have similar behaviors that have different definitions in different cultures of monkeys. Archaeology (deals with humans) & Paleoanthropology (deals with hominids and SOME hominins) Both studies of fossils that discuss Human Evolution. Archaeologists are primarily concerned with humans and even then, only recent human developments. These two studies do overlap. Often archaeologists deal with things that are far older than their study may allow....
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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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