ANT101 – Lecture 8

·         Pg. 117-120

·         Most important: grasping hands and often grasping feet with opposable thumbs and toes, and eyes

·         Big focus on vision in the primates

·         While they use other things for markings (scent and sound), vision is highly developed in primates (color vision in all but the strepsirhini)

·         Locomotion

·         Relatively generalized diet (very view are specialists)

·         Primates have longer maturations, greater dependence on behavioral flexibility and social groups (males tend to be part of social groups)

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