What adaptive explanations do paleoanthropologists give for the unique features of primates?
Expository Essay | Chapter 3: What Can the Study of Primates Tell US about Human Beings?
Read all chapter, in particular, pages 74-76.
Pages 74-76 that are needed for this essay are sent through the link below as well as the expository essay guidelines!
Important terms to use: ~Doretti and Snow- Manfil Case (2009)
~Independent assortment, Linkage, and Crossing over/Chromosomes
Primates are a highly diverse order but there are several characteristics that all primates share. First define those characteristics (ancestral characteristics, evolutionary trends, and unique morphological features). Then respond to the following: What adaptive explanations do paleoanthropologists give for the unique features of primates?
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1-inch margin on all four (4) sides of the paper
12 size text, Times New Roman font
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This assignment requires you to write 500 to 600 words (2 to 2 2/3 pages paper).
You need to show command of the information provided in the textbook. That means that in order to write your responses you will have had to have read and comprehended topics, concepts, and terms introduced in the textbook.
Before you start the assignment do the following:
Read and comprehend the accompanying chapter
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