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Name: Adam Assarian _______________________ Practical 5 Reading a cladogram You will be seeing cladograms throughout the coming chapter to assist in the understanding of our evolutionary history. 1. In the cladogram, which two primates are most closely related to one another? Gorilla and human 2. In the cladogram, what does point A of the diagram represent? A. The ancestor of gorillas and humans B. The ancestor of humans only C. The ancestor of gorillas and baboons D. The ancestor of baboons, gorillas, and humans 3. In the cladogram, what does point B of the diagram represent? A. The ancestor of gorillas and humans B. The ancestor of humans only C. The ancestor of gorillas and baboons D. The ancestor of baboons, gorillas, and humans
Name: Adam Assarian _______________________ Practical 5 Examine the limb specimens provided and complete the chart below. » For bone length, indicate whether you think the animal’s limb bones are relatively long, short, or intermediate for its overall body size. (For example, a kangaroo would be described as having long legs for its body.) » For bone robusticity, indicate whether you think the animal’s bones are robust (heavy and dense), gracile (slender), or intermediate.

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