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ANTH 35110 - Primate Behavior, Spring 2008

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Author: Agustin Fuentes
Notre Dame OpenCourseware (OCW) offers free online educational resources for the course "Primate Behavior" in the Department of Anthropology. This course explores the social lives of the nonhuman primates. It begins with an introduction to primate evolution and taxonomy and behavioral ecology. It further examines select groups of living primates through topics such as conservation, social behavior, cooperation/competition, reproduction, ethnoprimatology, and evolution of social organization.
Sifaka

Primate Behavior

Professor Agustín Fuentes, Ph.D.

Anthropology Department
University of Notre Dame

Course Structure: Two 75-minute classes per week.

Sifaka, 2006.  Photo courtesy of banoffi. Some rights reserved.

Course Description

This course explores the social lives of the nonhuman primates.  It begins with an introduction to primate evolution and taxonomy and behavioral ecology.  It further examines select groups of living primates through topics such as conservation, social behavior, cooperation/competition, reproduction, ethnoprimatology, and evolution of social organization.

 

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