Or spiny anteater professor lm smolich sdsu fall 2011

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Unformatted text preview: opology 3. Marsupials NOW, BACK TO (HUMAN PRIMATES) AND NON ­HUMAN PRIMATES TheyarefoundinAustralia,  NewZealand,andTasmania  (andopossumintheso.U.S.)  Thesearemammalswithmarsupium(orpouches) Kangaroos**,wallabies,wallaroos,wombats, Tasmanian  Theyhavenipples,givebirthtoLIVEyoung  nipple cloaca P rimateshavethose mammaliantraits,sowhat elsedotheyhave?  Thereisnosimpledefinition forthem, soinsteadwedefine thembytheircharacteristics  Thedifference:theyoungarebornveryimmature throughthecloaca(singleopeningforurine,feces,and givingbirth),thenclimbintothepouch.Theylatchonto thenipple;anditstaysthereforseveralmonthsuntilit isafullJoey,hoppingaboutonitsown  **Talkaboutanadaptation!Embryosinstasis !! (causedbyspecificenvironmentalconditionsandearlynew pregnancy ). Resultsinspontaneoussuspensionof  ­  PrimateDistribution& EndangermentStatusbyContinent  Thisisamoretraditional primatetaxonomy.  Foramorecurrentoneofmycreationusingcurrent DNAinformation, seethedetailedchartattachedat theendofthisdocument (createdinApril2011)  Primates Prosimians lemurs, lorises,and galagos Callitrichids marmosetsand tamarins Anthropoids NWM Platyrrhines OWM Catarrhines Cebids Atelids squirrel monkeys and capuchins Howler monkeys, titi monkeys Colobines Cercopithecines Leafeaters, includes colobines andlangurs among them Fruiteaters,incl. baboons, macaques, guenons,generally thebigger,smarter ones Hominoids Alllesserand greaterapes &humans TheIUCNrecognizesover612speciesandsubspeciesofprimate. FromNortonMediaLibrary.OurOrigins.2008.Figure6.1PrimateDistribution Summary of Primate Characteristics 1.Distribution&Habitats  Arboreal/Terrestrial Forests 2.PrimateGrips 3.ModesofLocomotion  4.Dentition&Diet Generalizeddentitionanddiet,with fewexceptions 5.SeveralMeansof Communication GoodVision OlfactorySystem  ColorVision Diurnalvs.Nocturnal HyoidBone Specialized,onlyinsomeprimates   Professor L.M. Smolich 6.ParentingSkills Mother/InfantBonding 7.Brain&Cognition  8.SocialStructure&Social Behavior GroupSize Grooming  9.Mating  Systems 10.MatingTraits SexuallyDimorphicTraits Stemmingfromsexualdimorphi...
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