Introduction to Old World Monkeys

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Introduction to Old World Monkeys

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Anthro 2050 - Introduction to Biological Anthropology With Laboratory
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Anthro2050 1st Edition Lecture 16 Outline of Last Lecture I. New World Monkeys Outline of Current Lecture II. Introduction to Old World Monkeys Current Lecture Introduction to old world monkeys: - Found in South East Asia and Africa, with one species in southern Spain - can be identified by closely paired nostrils that point downward - in their dentition they have 2 pre molars instead of the three in new world monkeys - all are diurnal and some are terrestrial - have calluses on their rear from sitting on the ground, to protect their butt bones, called ischial callosites - display a variety of colorations and sexual swellings to signal for mating - divided into further subfamilies (cercopithecinae and colobinae) - colobinae: langur, colombus, and probiscus monkeys - feed primarily on leaves and thus have high, sharp cusped teeth, enlarged salivary glands, and multi-chambered stomachs for this diet - cercopithecinae: macaques, baboons, mandrils, and velvet monkeys - eat a wide variety of foods and are opportunistic and open to trying new foods. have cheek pouches for food storage, similar to a squirrel - have larger body sizes and group sizes and a strong ability to learn and adapt - ex. cercopithecinae: baboons. 2 genus. one genus contains the gelada baboons and the These notes represent a detailed interpretation of the professor’s lecture. GradeBuddy is best used as a supplement to your own notes, not as a substitute.

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