Claud Bramblett’s Thoughts on Primatology

Primatology differs from most academic disciplines because it expressly focuses on members of that order (including humans).  Each discipline brings its traditional tools and perspectives so the common denominator is an interest in understanding primate biology or history.  Primatologists with an anthropology background are often organistic, that is, they tend…

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Rafting Lemurs

Madagascar is home to a unique primate assemblage that is found nowhere else. Having separated from all other land masses 88 mya (million years ago), evolution has occurred in isolation from mainland Africa and India. The Strepsirrhine ancestors of lemurs are thought to have emerged in or before the Eocene…

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