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Department
Anthropology
Course
CAS AN 102
Professor
Kevin Langergraber
Semester
Spring

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AN102 3­3­14 • Chimpanzees are aggressive to members of other populations (lethal coalitionary  aggression) • Quiet territorial boundary patrol, no feeding, large groups, only attack when they  have an overwhelming numerical superiority • Early Triassic period 190­225 mya o Therapsids  Warm blooded, covered in fur reptiles • Late Triassic, early Jurassic period 190 mya o First mammals, dinosaurs rule • End of cretaceous 65 mya o Dinosaurs extinct; mammal radiation • Ancient environments o Continental drift  Geographic isolation creates independent evolution  Continental geography affects climate o Climate change­ gradual cooling and drying trend in last 20 million years  Type of shelter and food available o Changing environments lead to adaptation • Cenozoic Era (last 65 my) o Cooling trend overall  o Warmer in early Eocene and early Miocene o Cooler and more variable in Pleistocene • Fossilization o Paleontology o Rare  Requires mineralization environment, avoid scavenging, actually  discovered  Overestimate origin of lineage  Underestimate time of extinction  Oversimplify relationship between fossil taxa  Underestimate divergence times • Origin of p
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