Lactational amennoria occurs when female primates are nursing and no longer cycle.
What is the difference between a seed predator and a seed dispenser?
A seed predator digests the ingested seeds, essentially killing off any potential of the seed. A seed dispenser, on the other hand, does not digest the ingested seeds, but rather excretes them in waste.
Which of the two monkeys (howler and spider) is frugivorous?
The spider monkey.
In regards to the primate brain, what differs between that of the howler and spider monkey?
The spider monkey's brain is much more convoluted.
What are a few predators from Madagascar?
Fossa, striped cat, yellow-billed kite, ground boa, hawks, and eagles.
Who are Karen Strier and Joanna Lambert and what did they teach?
Karen Strier and Joanna Lambert are UW Anthropologists that taught on primate ecology and primate adaptation.
What is special of the squirrel monkey in regards to the virus Herpes Saimiri virus?
The virus is latent (harmless) in squirrel monkeys, yet they can kill other species by spreading the virus.
How do baboons avoid getting parasites?
Baboons bypass the infectious period of their fecal matter and then return when the fecal matter is no longer infectious.
What species-descriptive term is defined by "no competitors can co-exist?"
What are a few ways for primates to avoid predation?
-Cryptic hiding -Leaping locomotion -Larger size -Larger group numbers -Multi-male groups -Communication strategies -Intelligence
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