The Primate Order

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Marshall Cavendish, 2006 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 92 pages
In the animal world, primates hold a place of special fascination. As members of the order of animals that also include human beings, they are our closest relatives. Yet the world of primates is surprisingly varied. From the shy mountain gorilla and the t
 

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Contents

INTRODUCTION Classifying Life
7
Animal Kingdom Family Tree
14
CHAPTER TWO Primate Families and Physical Features
29
CHAPTER THREE Habitat and Diet
51
CHAPTER FOUR Reproduction and Behavior
61
CHAPTER FIVE Primates in Peril
73
Glossary
82
Bibliography
88
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