A(n) ___________ is NOT a hominoid
Ancient anthropoids began to have fewer offspring that required longer and more attentive care, which selected for
support from a social group
Anthropologists are most interested in the ________ era.
Prehensile (grasping) tails are characteristic traits of
New World Monkeys
a possible Miocene common ancestor of humans, chimpanzees, gorillas, and orangutans
The Pierolapithecus Catalaunicus is
The classification of organisms based on their relationships and resemblances is known as
The earliest hominoid fossils are from the
The earliest known primate skeleton was found in ________, supporting the view that the first primates evolved here.
Gorillas, chimpanzees, and orangutans
The largest (known) primate that ever lived is
The only primates that are NOT endangered, or soon to be endangered, are
The primate group __________ thrived in the Eocene
The prosimians include
lemurs, tarsiers, and lorises
Which of these provides an example of analogies?
porpoise fins and fish fins
traits that organisms have inherited from a common ancestor.
Coexisted with Homo erectus in Asia
________ indicate(s) a shift from smell to sight as the primates' most important means of obtaining information.
is NOT an adaptive trend in anthropoids
the greatest threat to endangered primates
is/are used as a basis for assigning organisms to the same taxon