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The primates

Irven DeVore

The primates

by Irven DeVore

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Published by Time-Life International in Amsterdam .
Written in English


Edition Notes

First published, 1968.

Statementby Irven DeVore and SarelEimerl.
SeriesYoung readers library
ContributionsEimerl, Sarel.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22791549M
ISBN 100705405184

Primate Evolution and Human Origins compiles, for the first time, the major ideas and publications that have shaped our current view of the evolutionary biology of the primates and the origin of the human line. Designed for freshmen-to-graduate students in anthropology, paleontology, and biology, the book is a unique collection of classic papers, culled from the past 20 years of research. 'In this invaluable book, Professor Joanna M. Setchell presents an exceptionally comprehensive and highly accessible guide to the study of primates. The text offers a detailed description of every aspect of the planning, execution and presentation of a primatological research study.

The 2e of the gold standard text in the field, Nonhuman Primates in Biomedical Research provides a comprehensive, up-to-date review of the use of nonhuman primates in biomedical research. The Biology and Management volume provides basic information on the natural biology of nonhuman primates and the current state of knowledge regarding captive management. This book is a must have for anyone even considering adding a primate to their lives. Basic environmental needs and behaviors of various species of primates to medical facts and suggested preventative care are all included in this volume.

In primates, the adult skull is composed of numerous bones of varying shapes and sizes that encase the brain, sensory organs, and mastication (chewing) system (Figure ). As we discussed above, the mandible and maxilla are part of the cranial skeleton. An Overview of the Primates!"# CHAPTER 6 prehensility Grasping with the hands and, in many primates, also the feet. omnivorous Having a diet consisting of many kinds of foods, such as plant materi-als (seeds, fruits, leaves), meat, and insects. diurnal Active during the day.


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