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Mammalian Biology

In this course, through a series of lectures, you will be introduced to the mammals of Los Amigos. There are quite a few of them, so the important thing to realise here is that you do NOT have to memorise the lot. UNDERSTAND their evolutionary origins – this will help you keep some perspective on …

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Tamarin Vocalizations

Course 3: Tamarin Vocalizations Tamarins make a variety of calls, some of which are distinguishable by the average human ears and some that aren’t. The goal of the primate communications project is to analyze all the vocalizations we can collect, of both types mentioned above. For the purposes of this exercise, we will focus on …

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Introduction to the Primates of Los Amigos

Course 1: Introduction to the Primates of Los Amigos This course has 2 Lessons, each with their own learning topics. Make sure to attempt all Topics before taking the relevant quizzes in each Lesson.

Tamarin Identification

Course 2: Tamarin Identification There are three species of tamarin at Los Amigos: [one_third] Saddleback tamarins (Saguinus fuscicollis) [/one_third] [one_third] Emperor¬†tamarins (Saguinus imperator) [/one_third] [one_third_last] Goeldi’s tamarins (Callimico¬†goeldii) [/one_third_last] Scientific papers: Birth of twin offspring in wild emperor tamarins A thirteen-year study of marked saddleback tamarins in Peru Seasonal food shortage, weight loss, and birth …

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