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Unite 2 notes 1 Anthropology 260

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Date Created: 02/23/15
Unit two note session 1 General primate traits erectupright posture 5 digits on hands and feet flexible digits nails instead of claws opposable thumb big toe tackle pads on finger tips retention of clavicle mobile front limbs generalized heterodont different forms dentition molars premolars canine incisors reduced emphasis on sense of smell reduced snout most primates lack a rhinarium binocular color vison fuy encloses eye orbits primate life history traits small littersfew offspring prolonged period of infancy and dependency long lifespan for body size heavily dependent on learned behavior mostly live in relatively large social groups 8 high level of encephalization large brains relative to body size NL N979 The Evolution of Primate adaptions 3 hypothesis 1 Arboreal hypothesis basic primate traits were selected to fit an adaptive niche in the trees 2 visual predator hypothesis early primates adapted to forest undergrowth where they exploited insects and small prey that required stealth and dexterity 3 fruitflowereating hypothesis basic primate traits were favored by selection to better harvest flowering plants and fruit 4 groups of primates 1 prosimians includes lemurs tarsiers lorises ayeayes indris contain the greatest amount of ancestral traits 2 new world monkeys relatively small and arboreal many have prehensile tails live in tropical forests mainly in central and south america 3 old world monkeys no prehensile tails live outside of the tropics 4 hominoids apes and humans Gorilla live in relatively small forested regions in equatorial africa exhibit extreme sexual dimorphism in body size live in onemale multifemale social groups almost exclusively vegetarian Orangutans pongo pygmaeus only found in the rainforest of Borneo and Sumatra very large rarely touch the ground do not live in large social groups frugivorous eat mostly fruit Lesser apes gibbons and siamangs found in tropical SE Asia pairbonded adults and offspring form a social unit distinguished trait brachiation form of locomotion Primate Behavioral Ecology Reproductive Strategies Behavioral ecology 101 natural selection favors the strategies that increase fitness strategy a set of behavior that produces a particular course of action under certain conditions the term strategy does not imply conscious reasoning or intent by the organism therein not perfect strategy every strategy has its costs and benefits Female reproductive strategies In mammals maternal investment is obligatory females carry fetus internally and lactate to nourish infant birth maternal care is costly in terms of energy and nutrients Male reproductive strategies males compete for mates in a number of ways 1 by being more attractive 2 by beating up the competition this is a reason for sexual dimorphism


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