Primate Characteristics:

Write a short mini essay answering all these questions.
Discuss some of the features that are exclusive only to primates and what kind of environment favored some of their traits. What key features make up a primate to be distinct from other mammals? How do the 6 major primate groups (prosimians, tarsiers, new world monkeys, old world monkeys, apes, and hominins) differ from one another? What are some of your impressions on the lemur documentary with John Cleese? What stood out for you the most and why? How are lemurs similar or dissimilar to other primates including ourselves?