ANTB22H3 Lecture Notes - Lecture 2: Tapetum Lucidum, Rhinarium, Simian

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27 Feb 2011
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Toxin in saliva; functional when capturing prey, also functioning when being the prey itself. urine-wash (scent-marking) for territorial purposes; chemical communication. Faunivore; not only eats insects, but can also eat small birds, lizards, can capture small vertebrates. no tapetum lucidum; general characteristic because they lack that protective layer, hence why eyes are so big. vcl locomotion, called a tarsier because of their elongated tarsal bones. Primates and suborder slide: know bot h classif icat ions! Prosi m ians vs. anthropo id, and strepsir h i nes vs. haplor h i nes. Tarsier; even though they are categorized under prosimians, tarsiers have mixing of maternal and fetal blood. Tarsiers do not have a rhinarium (moist nose) *haplorhines do not have rhinarium, but strepsirhines do. we have a very poor sense of smell vs. prosimians. Increased gestation (pregnancy) lengths, longer time to reach sexual maturity www. notesolution. com.

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