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ANTHR 317: Primate Behavior, Ecology, and Evolution

(3-0) Cr. 3. F.S.SS.

An overview of the primates (prosimians, monkeys, and apes) with a focus on their behavior from an ecological and evolutionary perspective. Topics include: methods in primatological research; survey of the living primates; biological and social adaptations of primates; interactions between primates and their environment; and primate conservation. ANTHR 202 and/or basic biology course recommended.