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102714 Primate Behavior Tuesday October 21 2014 931 PM Social Behavior Groups are highly organized Tend to live in Large groups tend to have o kin age mates alliances ranks and social hierarchy Primates tend to have complex and long lasting relationships May be based on mating systems o Multi female one male o Multi male onefemale o Multimale multifemale o Monogamy one male onefemale o Solitary Primate Reproductive Behavior Females food is so important because of reproduction and lactation take a lot of energy influenced around ability to get food o Competition with other females fordominance or to avoid other females o Choosing quotgoodquot or dominant males who I Can ensure enough food 39 Has good genes o MORE DOMINANCE MORE REPRODUCTIVE SUCCESS passed on generation to gt Males biggest issue is findinga female Competition o Females are finite resource thus competition is huge I When there39s intense male competition can lead to Sexual Dimorphism M2 competition bigger body size or bigger canine teeth size Primate Cooperative Behavior It39s not just about competition Cooperation can increase fitness o Hunting together o Males helping females raise offspring Primate Learned Behavior Culture o Monkey39s Potato Washing example o Use oftools lI I I I n I I I I So sexual behavior is a largely aneration mother to daughter ale bigger than female to fight off O SO EXISIS Ih 101 material culture maKhgC FIaH SOUHCIS nanol clasplng EIC
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