Primate Essay Examples

Evolution of Orangutans

Orangutans are apes with reddish-brown hair that originated 2 million-100,000 years ago. Orangutans are categorized the Hominidae family, which is commonly known as the Great Apes. Orangutans live in Asia, only found on the islands of Sumatra and Borneo. They are known for their long arms which can reach to a length of 7m, fingertip… View Article

Self-Control and Tool Use in Tufted Capuchin Monkeys

Self-control is defined as forgoing immediate gratification to obtain a greater rewards…These results indicate that capuchins are capable of delaying gratification when a higher quality reinforcer is present and that tool experience can influence levels of control in this task. Self-control and Tool Use in Tufted Capuchin Monkeys (Cebus Apella) Introduction Self-control can be operationally… View Article

Bengal Slow Loris: Reasons for Endangerment

The Bengal Slow Loris (Nycticebus coucang) are unique nocturnal primates with them being the largest size of their species and their weight is usually 1100g to 1,600g. They like to reside in many locations such as tropical rainforest, seasonal evergreen forest, deciduous tropical forest, sub-tropical hill forest, savannah, swamps and many more habitats! Many of… View Article

Golden Snub-Nosed Monkey

If you visit Qinling Mountain and walk through the forests, you may see some golden figure swinging from trees to trees. They are golden snub-nosed monkeys, which I think are the most beautiful kind of primates in the world. Golden snub-nosed monkeys are famous for their golden hair and pale blue faces. Another obvious characteristic… View Article

The Baboons

The Baboon which belong to ‘Cercopithecidae” from the Old World monkey family. Baboons are found in Africa, south of the Sahara and in the Saudi Arabia desert. Baboons have five subspecies including the hamadryas, the Guinea, the yellow, the chacma, and the olive baboons. ( S.C. Strum. 1987). Baboons are the most widespread primate in… View Article

Reflection and Reaction Paper Of Human Evolution

INTRODUCTION Planet Of Life: Apes to Man narrated by Stacy Steach, tells us about the origin Of Human Evolution. According to the documentary film, 100, 000, 000 years Ago, the world was first inhabited by the dinosaurs. But, because of the asteroid 6 miles wide That struck the earth; it brought the end of the… View Article