Primate Adaptation

EvAnth 582S

A study of primate adaptation from an evolutionary perspective. Topics vary according to student interests but may include history and functional significance of locomotor and feeding adaptations, craniofacial morphology, sense organs, reproductive systems, and language in primates, including humans. Seminar format but, depending on topic, may include laboratory analysis of materials. Prerequisite: 200 or 300-level anatomy or morphology course and consent of instructor. One course / 3 units.

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