Month: March 2018

The Colours of a Primate Rainbow: Interview with Dr. Amanda Melin

Staff Writer, Luke Fannin Primates are exceptionally visually oriented mammals. Adapted to a life in the trees, their evolution has favored forward-facing eyes for enhanced depth perception (handy for accurately grasping branches) and has reduced their reliance on smell (hence the flatter faces). Reliance on sight has led to another development in our lineage: color …

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