ANTHROP 2FF3 Lecture Notes - Lecture 6: Old World Monkey, Horsepower, Simian

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The study of biology and behavior of primates (usually non humans primates nhp) Linton: humans and nhp differ by degree. White: humans & nhp differ by kind. Three women called the trimates: goodall, fossey, galdikas. More likely to recognize male dominance because more acceptance of it. Female dominance based on sexual reproduction and sexual ability. Acts of overt violence don"t usually occur: territoriality. Visual (tearing up the bush: grooming. In bonobo chimp they heavy sex: prolonged immaturity. Generalized skeleton: still have clavicles that some species don"t anymore. Highly mobile digits: very easy to grasp things. Pentadactyle: 5 digits on each hand tactile pads, fingerprints or soft end skin. Abbreviated muzzle few, smaller teeth: we lost our primarly molars, we are generally to 32, 2. 1. 2. 3, diastema space in, sectoral premolar to rub up against decending knine, bilophodont molars. 4-5 cusps in the molars: heterodonty. Like a shark has only one type of teeth.

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