New PDF release: Fossil Primates (Cambridge Studies in Biological and

By Susan Cachel

Reconstructing the paleobiology of fossil non-human primates, this e-book is meant as an exposition of non-human primate evolution that incorporates information regarding evolutionary concept and strategies, paleobiology, paleoenvironment, how fossils are shaped, how fossils illustrate evolutionary approaches, the reconstruction of lifestyles from fossils, the formation of the primate fossil checklist, useful anatomy, and the genetic bases of anatomy. all through, the emphasis of the publication is at the biology of fossil primates, no longer their taxonomic class or systematics, or formal species descriptions. the writer attracts specific photographs of the paleoenvironment of fossil primates, together with modern animals and vegetation, and historic primate groups, emphasizing our skill to reconstruct lifeways from fragmentary bones and enamel, utilizing sensible anatomy, good isotopes from teeth and collagen, and excessive answer CT-scans of the skull. Fossil Primates should be crucial analyzing for complex undergraduates and graduate scholars in evolutionary anthropology, primatology and vertebrate paleobiology.

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