The principle that an animals limb lengths are heat-related; limbs are longer in hot
environments and shorter in cold environments.
biological changes in response to environmental stress that occur at the level of the
3 forces which cause biological populations to change
1. Natural Selection (affects only the individual)
2. Genetic Drift
3. Gene Flow
Differences in genetics between members of a population.
Occurs when there are not enough resources to support
The Beginnings of Modern Archaeology
In the mid-19th century, archaeology was established, following geology
(rocks arrangements in superimposed layers/strata) became the basis of
stated that th
A condition in which an organisms body temperature falls below the normal range,
which may lead to the loss of proper body functions and, eventually, death.
A brown pigment that determines the darkness or lightness of a humans skin col
Primate superfamily that includes all apes and humans and extinct ancestral forms
Folivore animals whose diet consists largely of
Dependent offspring and alloparents also live in the group.
Sexual selection change in the frequent of traits due to
Isolation between two or more populations of a single species which leads them to
diverge and form new species
conceptions of how a new species is established in the wild
groups of potentially or actually inter
The process by which different species have come to maintain analogous features
To be pendactyl means you have.
Ungulates (pigs, cows, etc.) are the closest living relatives of.
Years ago that life was only existent in the o
Site on chromosome where genes occur?
Locus (Loci plural)
Two important properties of DNA 1. preserve genetic message (stability)2. ensure
.factors account for differential outcomes in genotypes environmental
the time soapberry
Anthropology is the study of humanity
our physical characteristics and our non-biological characteristics - and is
broken down into different fields:
or biological anthropology: the study of human biological or
physical characteristics and how
Where?Survey and Excavation of Sites and Features
The focus of archaeology has broadensites and their excavations,
artifacts and features that support the past
The majority of archaeological research is still dependant on new finds
Research design takes p