Day of 09/18/13
Conspecific Members of the same species.
Taxonomy Way to classify (building trees)
Mammalian orders Rodentia, cetecea, etc.
Primate Distribution Tropics
Exception: the japanese macaques.
Primate Pattern Not just one trait.
4 groups of traits Hands and foot;
Hands & Foot No opposable hallux for bipedalism
Nails - with the exception of callitrichids.
Vision Forward facing eyes.
Reduction of snout.
Reduction or augmentation of relevant areas
of the brain.
Allometry One trait is disproportionate compared to
other traits. Versus isometric.
Attricial Relatively undeveloped at birth. Versus
Nursing Long period of dependance because we are
born with a small portion of our brain Nursing Long period of dependance because we are
born with a small portion of our brain
More than one caretaker.
Birth canal is really narrow.
Skeletal/Dental Unspecialized dentition and skeleton.
184.108.40.206 - humans, OWM (apes and humans).
220.127.116.11 - NWM
18.104.22.168 - Callitrichids
Trunkal Uprightness Sitting on tailbone
Feeding and resting.
Arboreal Theory 1960s
Lots of problems with it.
Prosimians Now they are less successful than the
Africa and Asia
Known as the "OWM".
Strepsirrhines Not the