For your annoated bibliography, you will use peer-reviewed journal articles to learn more about your species for your zoo observations you will also use your peer-reviewed journal articles to develop a hypothesis for the behavior you observed during your first zoo observation. The purpose of anthropology is to make the world safe for human differences ruth benedict class text student learning objectives anthropology 101: human biological evolution. Department of anthropology george washington university [all of the activities in zoo labs were designed for observation of monkeys and apes at the. For my zoo observations i went to the san francisco zoo i've only been there once before, so it was cool to be able to take my time with two specific animals and notice how they live in these gated spaces, but are still somewhat comfortable.
The intense laboratory and lecture component, in-the-field observation of animal ecology, field trips to important northeastern california archaeological sites and the pristine setting of the field station combine to make it truly unique among field school experiences. However, now, having taken physical anthropology and the associated lab, i was fascinated by the very creatures that only four years earlier, i'd been annoyed to find comprised the majority of the exhibits at the zoo. Anth 101 | introduction to biological anthropology units: 3 core attributes: social science-pre f17 core an investigation of the nature of humankind, including the history of evolutionary theory, the fossil record, dating techniques, primate evolution and behavior, and human heredity, variation, and adaptation. The ring-tailed lemur and other prosimians are excellent candidates for questions regarding the captive condition, as they have relatively short generation times (compared to anthropoid primates), which increases the chance that.
Overall the observation showed many of the behaviors that are explained in larsen's book and the san diego zoo orangutan website one difference that was noted often was the interaction with the human primates and how they almost seemed to cohabitate. In your primate anatomy lab you are shown the mandible (lower jaw bone) of a species of primate while looking at the teeth, you notice a large space between the canine and first premolar. Desmond john morris (born 24 january 1928) is an english zoologist, ethologist and surrealist painter, as well as a popular author in human sociobiologyhe is known for his 1967 book the naked ape, and for his television programmes such as zoo time.
Mark mariano professor guenther anthropology 131 november 25, 2012 primate observation primates are one of the most interesting mammals on earth, not only because of their complex social structures, but because they hold so many similar characteristics to humans. Anthropology some of you are not able to visit the gibbon conservation center on march 28 or 29 here is alternative extra credit assignment that can be completed any time and submitted before march 30 at noon. Department of anthropology & environmental studies program, california state university, fullerton, fullerton, california centre for ecological and evolutionary synthesis (cees), department of biosciences, university of oslo, oslo, norway. Unformatted text preview: vassiliev 1 varvara vassiliev anthropology 105 john hicks thursdays 3-4:45 1 1/4/ 10 lincoln park zoo primate observation the first primate i observed at the 200 was a platyrrhine (new world monkey) the callifhrix geoﬁ'roz', or geoffroy's marmoset. Anthropology zoo observations essay zoo assignment for the primate observation project i went to the santa barbara zoo to observe and contrast different types of primates - anthropology zoo observations essay introduction.
Los angeles zoo project (anthropology 101) 1 los angeles zoo project clarissa serrano anthropology 101 prof wolfe 2 general observations: there are many primate characteristics that distinguish themselves from one another i w. The national zoo, 7th graders conduct observations of primate language, locomotion, and mother/ infant behavior, while a teacher at the gallaudet model secondary school for the deaf describes his summer fieldwork experience studying indian petroglyphs. Anth-b 206 primate zoo observation (1 cr) p: any one of anth a103, anth a105, anth b200, anth b266, or anth b466 observation of primate anatomy, locomotion, and social behavior at various midwestern zoos. Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from wikipedia or other free sources online pages: 52 chapters: emic and etic, batak, human zoo, online ethnography, ethnography of argentina, jabo people, anthropology of the rwandan genocide, non-hispanic whites, slavic studies, an essay on the inequality of the human races, area studies, simalungun people.
Kylen has conducted independent research on gorillas at the zoo, screened video footage from congo in the anthropology department's digital primate behavior laboratory, and conducted analysis on behavioral observations of baboons in zambia. Also bear in mind that you are constrained in the questions you may ask by 1) the size and composition of the social groups at the zoo, 2) the limitations of doing a zoo study and 3) the relatively short time period in a semester. Joseph walsh dr casey anthropology 101 march 19, 2012 primate observation assignment columbia's riverbanks zoo is home to a wide range of species, including several different species of primates. Danny lozano when first introduced to the idea of primate observation and the fact that we as modern day humans might have evolved from such simple species, i have to admit that i was very intrigued.
This was a little different than the 101 class which covers introductions to culture, linguistics, archaeology, physical anthropology, and sometimes social anthropology what i came up with would still be a lower division class but it would focus on the primates at the san diego zoo. This exercise is to be completed based upon observations made at the zoo - not taken from a book (but take a physical anthropology textbook with you to the zoo it will help you in figuring out some of the following. San francisco zoo field trip introduction: the primate discovery center at the san francisco zoo is home to some of the most endangered primate species in the world, including francois' langurs and lion-tailed macaques. University of oregon anthropologist klaree boose followed her intuition about her observations of bonobos at a us zoo she now theorizes that young females of the endangered ape species prepare.
Anthropology 1306001 visit either the dallas zoo or the fort worth zoo for two hours of primate observations during your visit, you should observe two different. Analyze your observations, identifying four anthropological concepts that fit your observations define the concept and analyze how it fits your observations essay zoo.