Answer the following discussion questions, your answer should be at least 200 words in length. After posting please respond to at least one other students’ post.

1. Discuss the main differences between the two primate suborders: Strepsirrhini and Haplorrhine. In your response, describe two ways they differ physically from one another and two ways they differ socially from one another.

2, Describe three ways in which food availability and distribution affects primate group size, group interactions, and/or social behaviors.

Chapter 5 Reading:

Chapter 05.pdf

Chapter 5 PowerPoint:

Chapter 5 slides.pptx

Chapter 6 Reading:

Chapter 06.pdf

Chapter 6 PowerPoint:

Chapter 6 slides.pptx

Chapter 8 Reading:


Chapter 8 PowerPoint:

Chapter 8 slides.pptx

Extra Resources :


Comparative Skeletal Anatomy website:

Sifaka Lemurs:

Primate Mating Patterns .pptx

Primate Observation Video Playlist: (Links to an external site.)

Some zoos with live-webcams to observe primates: