Apr 01, 2023
ANTH 419 - Lemurs and Lorises
An overview of the evolution, ecology, and behavior of lemurs and lorises living in wild and captive settings. ANTH 419 and PRIM 519 are layered courses; a student may not receive credit for both. Meets anthropology subfield Biological Anthropology (B). Course will be offered on odd numbered years (Winter).
Prerequisite: ANTH 313.
Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:
- Examine the physical morphology, geographic distributions, and evolutionary histories of lemurs and lorises.
- Compare/contrast the ecological and social aspects of lemur and loris species and examine how ecology, sociality, and behavior are interrelated.
- Organize and summarize the current research on the biology, behavior, ecology, and evolution of lemurs and lorises.
- Evaluate the conservation status of endangered lemurs and lorises.
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