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When Were They Primates? Anatomy Through Time

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Discuss the anatomical differences between Paleocene proprimates and Eocene euprimates. Consider these differences in the context of the three hypotheses for why primates emerged.
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Recall that the genus Carpolestes has been suggested as a transitional animal between proprimates and euprimates. Which characteristics of Carpolestes suggest this relationship?
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The First Apes: A Remarkable Radiation

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Explain what characteristics differentiate the Miocene apes from their ancestors.
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Discuss how the Miocene apes’ special characteristics allowed them to travel further than their ancestors did.

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