More on Apes

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More on Apes

Finishes the lecture on Apes, focusing on Chimpanzees

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Anthro 2050 - Introduction to Biological Anthropology With Laboratory
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Anthro2050 1st Edition Lecture 18 Outline of Last Lecture I. Introduction to Apes Outline of Current Lecture II. Apes Continued Current Lecture Apes Continued (Chimpanzees): There are two major species in the genus Pan; the Common Chimp and Bonobos - Pan troglodytes (the Common Chimpanzee) - Live in Central and West Africa - Knuckle Walkers - Omnivores - Exhibit tool usage; ex. using sticks to fish termites out of logs and sharpening sticks to use as a spear for hunting - They hunt a variety of animals including bush babies, bush pigs, bush bucks, and colobus monkeys, and occasionally baby baboons - hugely territorial and exhibit fierce battles similar to warfare - some sexual dimorphism, but less than gorillas and orangutans - live in multi-male/multi-female groups that split into smaller groups during the day and reconvene later on; male dominated society - Pan paniscus (Bonobos) - live in Central Africa 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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