Primate Photo Survey

Overview Page

Background lectures:
Variability Among Primates
Natural Selection
Primate Adaptations
Basic Taxonomy
Sexual Selection
Prosimians
New World Monkeys
Old World Monkeys
Apes
Primate Conservation

Living together:
Feeding Behavior
Spacing & Territoriality
Groups & Predation
Groups & Resources
Interspecific Interactions

Sex:
Mating Systems
Male-Male Competition
Female Mate Choice
Cooperative Polyandry
Sexual Coercion

Families:
Kinship & Dispersal
Altruism
Alloparental Behavior
Parent-Offspring Conflict
Infantcide

Social Relationships:
Females
Males & Females
Female Dominance
Adults & Infants

Further topics of interest:
Vocal Communication
The Human Primate
Brain Size, Cognition, Intelligence

Films we watched:
The Baboons of Gombe
Chimpanzees of the Mahale Mountains
The Primates: A Life in the Trees
A Family of Chimps