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Apologia Zoology 3, Lesson 6

Primates
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Primates
an animal order including lemurs and tarsiers and monkeys and apes and human beings
binocular
vision, which allows an animal to judge depth and can perceive how far away things are
opposable thumbs
A classification of thumbs in which the thumb can bend to touch ALL fingures on the hand.
quadrupedal
animals, which are able to walk on all fours
bipedals
animals, which walk on two legs
haplorrhini
suborder including tarsiers, monkeys, apes, humans
strepsirrhini
prosimians such as lemurs and lorises
platyrrhini
New World monkeys: capuchin
catarrhini
narrow nosed primates; Old World monkeys and hominoids