Anthro Exam #2 (21-40)

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Anthro Exam #2 (21-40)
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2011-10-26 20:47:37
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  1. largest living primate; knuckle walkers; mostly terrestrial; very sexually dimorphic; silverback males
    gorillas
  2. type of claw present in strepsirhines
    grooming claw
  3. the time it takes for half of the radioisotopes in a substance to decay
    half-life
  4. divided into platyrrhines and caterrhines; ow and nw monkeys, apes, humans; post orbital closure; reduced snout
    haplorhines
  5. different types of teeth in the mouth
    heterodontism
  6. warm-blooded
    homeotherm
  7. past humanlike beings
    hominids
  8. part pf the catarrhine subdivision; apes and humans; largest body size; no tail; more complex behavior and brain
    hominoid
  9. same type of teeth in the mouth; non mammals
    homodontism
  10. butt pads
    ischial callosities
  11. reproductive strategy in most mammals in which there are few young and lots of parent investment; females strive for this; quality not quantity
    K-selection
  12. strepsirhines found only in madagascar
    lemurs
  13. nocturnal strepsirhines found in southeast asia and africa
    lorises
  14. basic social unit; responsible for psychological development and learned social behavior; alloparenting
    mothers and infants
  15. platyrrhines; 2.1.3.3 dental formula; broad, flat noses with outward nostrils; some have prehensil tails
    new world monkeys
  16. sleeping during the day and awake at night
    nocturnal
  17. catarrhines; 2.1.2.3 dental formula narrow noses with downward nostrils; have tails, but no prehensile tails
    old world monkeys
  18. eats anything
    omnivore
  19. part of the great apes; fist walkers; asia; sexually dimorphic; mostly arboreal
    orangutans

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