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    with monkeys and the interest in monkeys is generally due to the similarities they share. What's more interesting is the differences between different categories of monkeys; Old World monkeys and New World monkeys. It’s interesting that many differences arise between Old World monkeys and New World monkeys from generation to generation. Differences such as their anatomy, geography and group sizes are found in each subgroup. The struggle with distinguishing New World and Old World monkeys is that they share many similarities. Aside from the similarities, they have numerous differences too. These differences play a role in various things, such as living habitats, social behaviors, and also their diets. New World and…

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    The Taxonomy of Primates When we talk about monkeys we tend to think about them as one big family since they tend to have similar external appearances or characteristics. And in fact they are a big family, however as we take a closer look at each individual monkey, they reveal unique and distinctive characteristics that allow us to categorized and place them into subfamilies. All monkeys belong to the huge primate family, which it divides into two subfamilies: Old World monkeys and New…

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    Abdulla Haider- Arianna Javier- Juan Esparza Professor Mejia Anthropology 101 5-18-18 Old World Monkeys Old world monkeys, which vary in species, can be found in many locations throughout the African and Asian Continents. They can be found in most of Africa, central to southern Asia, India and Japan. They belong to family Cercopithecidae, which share a few characteristics with New World Monkey, unlike their location. There are two main subfamilies of Old World Monkeys. The first,…

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    Chapter 7: Old World Monkeys: The Leaf Eating Colobines Primate evolution of old world monkeys was carried out through adaptive replacement of successful species according to the fossil record. The old world monkeys are located in some parts of Africa and Asia, however their ancestors once inhabited Europe and Africa. Their distinguishable features from new world monkeys are their “downward-turned noses, flattened nails rather than claw-like, flexible thumbs, and a variety of bodily…

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    The Primate Digitigrade

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    Preference of habitually terrestrial substrates was based on primate forelimb anatomy. Extant large-bodied terrestrial cercopithecine monkeys favor digitigrade hand postures during locomotion. Being able to recognize if a fossil primate habitually adopted digitigrade postures would be most apparent in the terrestrial group. The functional morphologies of primate metacarpals…

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    Physical description & Attributes The Green Monkey or “Chlorocebus sabaeus” goes by many names; including sabaeus monkey, vervet monkey and callithrix monkey. They belong to the Old World monkey family. Old World monkeys are distinguishable from New World monkeys in that they are native to Africa, Asia and Europe. They belong to the clade Catarrhini which literally means “down-nose”, simply because their nostrils point downwards. While New World monkeys are native to the Americas and belong to…

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    "?." Does that question mark mean anything to you? That question mark represents the unknown number of Black Spider Monkeys alive. The Ateles Paniscus also known as the Black Spider Monkey is a very unique and interesting species. This endangered animal’s body structure is very interesting, this large primate species which has black glossy hair that covers its’ body, and a red or pink body, and four fingers is very interesting. This animal has a very large and strong tail. This species owns the…

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    Anne Beach Mrs. Harman English 10 period 7 29 February 2016 The world's smallest monkey, so small in fact that it can fit in a human's palm, a great tree climber, but not such a great pet.”They have a 12 year lifespan.” What is? It's a pygmy marmoset! Pygmy marmosets have a super-flexible neck and can turn their head backward to watch for predators. Although there are many different types of monkeys the pygmy marmoset is the most important. “Pygmy marmosets occupy mature evergreen forests”…

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    Capuchin monkeys are some of the most interesting primates of the animal kingdom. It is highly likely that the first time a person encountered a capuchin monkey is not in person, but in a comedy movie featuring a capuchin as the main character’s comedic sidekick or pet. Some people may even adopt capuchins monkeys to raise as pets since they are highly intelligent animals with the ability to be taught skills and instructions. However, researchers often discourage this since capuchin monkeys…

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    The Cloth Mother Summary

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    advocate for what he believe. He didn’t stop until he convinced them. Harlow made the theory of attachment return to the spotlight. Monkeys provide awareness on child rearing. In addition, Harlow wants people to see the connection between primate work…

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