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

Fall 2005

ANT 348K • Primate Social Behavior

Unique Days Time Location Instructor
28647 MWF
3:00 PM-4:00 PM
GAR 109

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" 8th edition. Sunderland, Massachusettes: Sinauer, supplemented with readings from Primate Journals.


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