Gorilla, Chimpanzee (Pan troglodytes, Pan paniscus) H. Sapiens. Review the differences between apes and monkeys (i.e. other Haplorhine).
Know some of the characteristics that are unique to each ape species e.g. Orangutan is a solitary forager (also reviewed in Lecture 15).
What are the differences between common chimps (Pan troglodytes) and bonobo chimps (Pan paniscus)?
Primate behavior I. Primate Ecology
Review primate ecology.
Ecology: referring to the relationship between an organism and its environment.
What are some habitat variables that affect primate behavior e.g. distribution of foods in a primates home range.
What is the difference between a field (free range) and a captive study?
What is a territory, home range, core area?
Review primate social systems:
One male polygyny
-> fission-fusion polygyny
Know examples of primates that belong to different groups e.g. Solitary: Orangutan and some prosimians (Haplorhine)
Primate Behavior II. Social Behavior Primate culture
Know some examples of nonhuman primate “culture”. e.g: