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Anthony Di Fiore, Chair SAC 4.102, Mailcode C3200 78712 • 512-471-4206

Fall 2006

ANT 348K • Primate Social Behavior

Unique Days Time Location Instructor
30557 MWF
2:00 PM-3:00 PM
BUR 136

Course Description

This course focuses on the study of primate social behavior. It explores the basic theoretical principles that guide primatologists. Topics covered include: evolutionary theory, primate diversity, social and mating systems, sexual selection, life history, cooperation, competition, intelligence, communication, and human behavior.


The readings are Alcock's "Animal Behavior" Sunderland, Massachusettes: Sinauer, supplemented with readings from Primate Journals.


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