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Table Of Contents

Preface
1. Primate Phylogeny and Adaptation
Phylogeny
Cladograms
Ghost Lineages
Adaptation
Body Size
What Is a Primate?
Primate Evolutionary History
Selected References
2. The Wet-Nosed Primates
Family Cheirogaleidae
Family Lemuridae
Family Lepilemuridae
Family Indriidae
Family Daubentoniidae
Family Galagidae
Family Lorisidae
Selected References
3. The Dry-Nosed Primates
Family Tarsiidae
Family Callitrichidae
Family Cebidae
Family Atelidae
Family Cercopithecidae
Family Hylobatidae
Family Pongidae
Selected References
4. Musculoskeletal System
Bone Biology
Joints
Muscles
Musculoskeletal Mechanics
Primate Leaping
Size
Brachiation
Grasping Foot
Selected References
5. Heads
Bones of the Skull
Strepsirhine Heads
Haplorhine Heads
Brains
Eyes
Smell
Jaws
Oddities
Selected References
6. Teeth
Primate Teeth and Diets
Molar Cusps
Specialized Dental Characteristics across Primates
The Aye-Aye
Diet: Fruits, Leaves, and Insects
Oddities
Selected References
7. Backs
Tubes
Vertebral Column
Necks, Backs, and Tails
Boards
The Pelvis and Primate Reproduction
Selected References
8. Primate Locomotion and the Forelimb
Primate Locomotion
Postures
Limbs
Forelimb
Shoulders
Elbows
Forearms
Hands
Fingers
Selected References
9. Hindlimb
Hindlimb
The Pelvis and Hip Joint
Femur
Knees
Fibula
The Tribial-Fibular Mortise
Feet
Foot Form
Grasping Toes
Nails
Selected References
10. Great Ape and Human Anatomy
Heads
Teeth
Forelimbs
Body
Lower Limbs
Bipedialism
Conclusion
Selected References
Index