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Primatology Level 3

Open Study College
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379 GBP
English
Online courses
Professional Training

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Unit 1: An Introduction to Primates

  • Introduction of primates
  • Characteristics of the class Mammalia
  • System of taxonomic classification of animals
  • Compare the characteristics of apes and monkeys
  • Evolutionary history of primates
  • Identify common anatomical and physiological characteristics

Unit 2: The New World Monkeys

  • Global distribution of new world monkeys
  • Primates belonging to the Callitrichidae and Cebidae families including marmosets and capuchins
  • Primates belonging to the Atelidae family including howler and spider monkeys
  • Primates belonging to the Aotidae and Pitheciidae families including owl monkeys, sakis and uakaris

Unit 3: The Old World Monkeys

  • Global distribution of old world monkeys
  • Cercopithecinae I – Characteristics of species belonging to the Papionini tribe – including the macaques, baboons and drills
  • Cercopithecinae II – Characteristics of species belonging to the Cercopithecini tribe including the guenons, talapoins and mona monkeys
  • Old world monkeys belonging to the Colobinae subfamily

Unit 4: The Prosimians

  • Geography and habitats of Madagascar
  • Global distribution of the prosimians
  • Primates belonging to the Strepsirrhini suborder
  • Primates belonging to the Haplorhini suborder

Unit 5: The Lesser Apes & Orangutans

  • Global distribution of the gibbons and orangutans
  • Species belonging to the Hoolock and Hylobates genera
  • Species belonging to the Symphalangus and Nomascus genera
  • Subspecies and characteristics of the species in the Pongo genus

Unit 6: The Great Apes

  • Global distribution of the Great Apes
  • Species belonging to the Gorilla genus
  • Subspecies and characteristics of the common chimpanzee, Pan troglodytes
  • Subspecies and characteristics of the bonobo, Pan paniscus

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