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primates

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lemur
found on the island of Madagascar
Aye-Aye
special finger structure-extremely long middle finger that is very flexible
sifaka
long legs, short arms
tarsiers
classified with apes and monkeys
savannah baboon
dominance rank
olive baboon
friendship (males with most friends have most mates)
hamadryas baboon
1M/MF except at night sleep together in really large groups but during the day break down to find food and water
rhesus macaque
infants take mother's rank
snow macaque
hot springs, rice husks, sweet potatoes
langur
infanticide problems
proboscis
large nose, pot belly
callitrichidae
claws not nails
cebid
prehensile tail
marmoset/tamarin
monogamous (mostly), scent marking, territorial
howler
territorial, throat pouch (hyoid) to attach muscles for tongue to make them so loud
spider
brachiate like apes
capuchin
large brain for body size
gibbon
adaptations for brachiation, basic social unit is monogamous
gorilla
largest of the living primates
bonobo
solve problems with sex