Monthly Archives: December 2013

Monkeying Around!

Student presentations are required as part of the “Non-Human Primates” course, but we all get a little tired of the lecturing, so what better way to internalize the material than engaging some of our primate preadaptations & monkeying around. Here … Continue reading

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Chimpanzees (Common or aka Robust)

Order: Primates Family: Hominidae Subfamily: Homininae Genus: Pan Species: Pan troglodytes The first European contact with chimpanzees happened in Angola during the 17th century by a Portuguese explorer named Duarte Pacheco, the dairy that he kept was also the first … Continue reading

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