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BIOLĀ 440. Primate Ecology. (4).

This is an upper-level course that explores concepts related to the behavior and ecology of primates. Topics covered include primate evolution, primate social systems, foraging strategies, primate life history, the role of primates in tropical communities and other topics such as infanticide, aggression, and primate sex and politics. Students also will be introduced to behavioral data collection techniques, using primates in captivity. Pre-requisites: Biol 120, Biol-123L. Recommended: Biol 311.