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Golpe-Posse reported new material and described new taxa of "prosimians" and anthropoids alike.
In the present experiment, we examined the effect of eliminating anesthesia on accuracy of anthropometrics in Garnett's bushbaby, a prosimian primate.
To examine the suitability of a non-human primate model for Type II diabetes, we examined the relationship between glucose levels, cortisol levels, and body weight in a prosimian primate, the small-eared bushbaby.
The Duke prosimians, which include lemurs, lorises, and bush babies, are joining a growing number of microchipcarrying animals in zoos and elsewhere.
Furthermore, say the linguists, patterns of hand use among prosimians, monkeys and apes hold clues to the evolutionary forces promoting human right- and left-handedness, as well as the functional development of the human brain with its important language abilities regulated in the left hemisphere and critical types of perception handled by the right hemisphere.
What is certain is that the new finds have stirred up an old debate over which prosimian branch gave rise to the anthropoids.
France and Germany also used vervet monkeys (23 and 18 procedures, respectively) and prosimians (1 and 117 procedures, respectively).
Bardi, "Increase in tannin consumption by sifaka (Propithecus verreauxi verreauxi) females during the birth season: A case for self-medication in prosimians?" Primates, vol.
And for the first time, we've included a lynx talk into our packed programme, allowing visitors to learn all about out three Carpathian lynx - Daisy, Dave and Dakota - and a lemur talk about our cheeky Madagascan prosimians.
Primate Sexuality: Comparative Studies of the Prosimians, Monkeys, Apes, and humans.
In zoology, which order of mammals include apes, monkeys, prosimians and man?
Descartes' stark divide between human and nonhuman was ignored by 18th-century taxonomist Carolus Linnaeus, who placed humans within the primate group, alongside apes, monkeys, prosimians, and bats, and, with his 1859 publication of On the Origin of Species by Means of Natural Selection, Charles Darwin would challenge the Cartesian division directly and emphatically.