Biological Anthropology Test 2 Answers: 3-19-10
What era contained the first primates that actually looked like primates Eocene
Mating system where females are in separate territories and the male wanders Noyau
Fruit is important in providing Energy
What is Osteology?
the study of the structure and function of the
skeleton and bony structures.
What are the 6 functions discussed in class?
The skeleton is the framework of the body, it
supports the softer tissues and provides
Which of the following is true of body size dimorphism and canine size
dimorphism in Australopithecus afarensis?
a. canine size dimorphism high, body size dimorphism low
b. canine size dimorphism high, body size dimorphism high
c. canine size dimorphis
1. One explanation for the changes that nineteenth century naturalists saw in the
fossil record was that periodic natural disasters caused many species in an area
to go extinct. This idea is called:
Development of Evolutionary Theory
4 subfields of Anthropology and the definition for each.
Archaeology: the study of human cultures through the recovery and
analysis of material remains and environmental data
Cultural Anthropology: The study
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