2 edition of Ape locomotion found in the catalog.
Jackie Lee Pritchard
by Primate Information Center, Regional Primate Research Center, University of Washington in Seattle
Written in English
|Statement||Jackie Lee Pritchard.|
|Series||Primate Information Center topical bibliographies ;, 90-007|
|Contributions||University of Washington. Primate Information Center.|
|LC Classifications||Z7996.A57 P55 1990, QL737.P96 P55 1990|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||18 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||18|
|LC Control Number||94127083|
The apes, which include gorillas, chimpanzees, orangutans and gibbons, are much more like human beings than monkeys or lower primates have the same basic body structure, possess a high level of intelligence and may exhibit similar behavior. Chimpanzees, humans' closest living relatives, use simple tools extensively and even have culture to some degree. This book provides a clear foundation, based on physical biology and biomechanics, for understanding the underlying mechanisms by which animals have evolved to move in their physical environment. It integrates the biomechanics of animal movement with the physiology of animal energetics and the neural control of locomotion. The author also communicates a sense of the awe and fascination that 3/5(1).
It helps to solve, for instance, what paleoanthropologists agree is the major difficulty in human evolution: bipedal locomotion. Humans are the only bipedal mammal. Supporters of the aquatic ape theory postulate that imagining apes evolving in the water would help to resolve many other inconsistencies between man and the higher primates, such. About this Item: G.P. Putnam's Sons Books for Young Readers. Hardcover. Condition: Good. X () Note: Book is a former library book and has library stickers and/or markings on or inside the front or back cover and/or spine and may not have a dust jacket if library or school books may also be re-bound or library bound, so could be hardcover rather than paperback.
Scientists have described an million-year-old ape that moved like no other creature on Earth using its human legs and orangutan arms. A team of scientists from Eberhard Karls University of Tübingen in Germany have presented a new paper about a species of fossilized ape found in Bavaria dating to million years ago. Equipped with human-like legs and ape-like arms, it is said to have. The bonobo (/ b ə ˈ n oʊ b oʊ, ˈ b ɒ n ə b oʊ /; Pan paniscus), also historically called the pygmy chimpanzee and less often, the dwarf or gracile chimpanzee, is an endangered great ape and one of the two species making up the genus Pan; the other being the common chimpanzee (Pan troglodytes). Although bonobos are not a subspecies of chimpanzee (Pan troglodytes), but rather a distinct.
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Primate - Primate - Locomotion: Primate locomotion, being an aspect of behaviour that arises out of anatomic structure, shows much of the conservativeness and opportunism that generally characterizes the order.
Primates with remarkably few changes in their skeletons and musculature have adopted a bewildering variety of locomotor patterns. The “natural” habitat of primates—in the. Ape locomotion anatomical, biomechanical, and bioenergetic aspects: a selective bibliography, by Jackie Lee Pritchard.
Published by Primate Information Center, Regional Primate Research Center, University of Washington in : Primate locomotion has typically been studied from two points of view. Laboratory-based researchers have focused on aspects like biomechanics and energetics, whereas field-based researchers have focused on (locomotor) behaviour and ecology.
Learn about chimpanzees' locomotion and physical characteristics. The Jane Goodall Institute of Canada acknowledges that the land upon which our office operates has been the site of human activity years and is the traditional territory of the Huron-Wendat and Petun First Nations, the Seneca and most recently, the Mississaugas of the New Credit.
Foreword Tuttle RH. Chapter 1: Introduction: Primate locomotion – towards a synergy of laboratory and field research. Vereecke AA & D’Août K. Chapter 2: Translating primate locomotor biomechanical variables from the laboratory to the field.
Schmitt D. Chapter 3: Studying captive ape locomotion: past, present and future. Vereecke EE, D’Août K & Aerts PPrice Range: £ - £ Many ideas have been proposed to explain the origin of bipedalism in hominins and suspension in great apes (hominids); however, fossil evidence has been lacking.
It has been Ape locomotion book that. The animal’s locomotion would have therefore shared similarities with both human and ape movement, and D. guggenmosi may have been able to. During the s, several new taxa of Ape locomotion book hominids have been described from the Upper Miocene of Africa: Orrorin tugenensis from the Tugen Hills, Kenya ( to Ma), Ardipithecus kadabba from the Middle Awash, Ethiopia ( to Ma) and Sahelanthropus tchadensis from Toros-Menalla, Chad (7 to 6 Ma).
Bipedal locomotion has been claimed for all these taxa, but only Orrorin exhibits. However, perhaps the best way to remember, like with so many things, is rote memorization.
There are only a handful of ape species, while there are hundreds of species of monkeys. If the primate you’re trying to place is not a human, gibbon, chimpanzee, bonobo, orangutan, or gorilla (or a lemur, loris, or tarsier), then it’s a monkey. teeth of the extinct ape Gigantopithecus blacki: Implications for paleodietary studies.
Proceedings of the National Academy of Science, Ciochon, Russel L., John Olsen, and Jamie James, a. Other Origins: The Search for the Giant Ape in Human Prehistory. New York: Bantam Books. Ciochon, R.; et al. The smallest and the most arboreal apes are the species of gibbons. Because of their diminutive size, these members of the family Hylobatidae are also referred to as the "lesser apes." Most a dult gibbons are only about 3 feet (90 cm.) tall standing upright and 1 pounds ( kg.) in weight.
Males in the biggest gibbon species, known as s iamangs, are up to 30 pounds ( kg.). Ape definition is - any of various large tailless semi-erect primates of Africa and southeastern Asia (such as the chimpanzee, gorilla, orangutan, or gibbon) —called also anthropoid, anthropoid ape.
How to use ape in a sentence. Synonym Discussion of ape. The bones were unearthed from a Bavarian clay pit between and The results reveal a “combination of anatomical features that are indicative of a pattern of arboreal” activity termed extended limb clambering.
Although classified as a small hominid (hominin lineage comprises all species more closely related to humans than to chimpanzee) ranging in size from about 17 to 31 kg, a. An odd omission from the book is the ‘Spanish’ influenza pandemic, which overlapped with the First World War and is estimated to have killed between 50.
The gorilla is the largest primate, and the largest great ape; All of the great apes have opposable big toes except human beings; The human being is the only completely bi-pedal animal, and never uses other appendages such as hands or tail to assist in locomotion or support.
The great apes split from their common ancestor over 7 million years ago. Keywords: evolutionary modification, primate evolution The Evolution Of Primate Locomotion and Body Configuration Humans, who have long since abandoned the trees as their principal lodging place, have only partially lost the physical adaptations for tree climbing; their hands, in particular, remain in the arboreal mold.
Only the feet have lost their primitive prehensility. Introduction. Primate Locomotion: Toward a Synergy of Laboratory and Field Research Evie Estelle Vereecke, Kristiaan D’Août. Translating Primate Locomotor Biomechanical Variables from the Laboratory to the Field Daniel Schmitt.
Studying Captive Ape Locomotion: Past, Present, and Future Evie E. Vereecke, Kristiaan D’Août, Peter. Scientists on Wednesday said the ape, called Danuvius guggenmosi, combined attributes of humans - straight lower limbs adapted for bipedalism - with those of apes.
Primate locomotion: toward a synergy of laboratory and field research \/ Evie Estelle Vereecke and Kristiaan D\'Ao\u00FBt -- Translating primate locomotor biomechanical variables from the laboratory to the field \/ Daniel Schmitt -- Studying captive ape locomotion: past, present, and future \/ Evie E.
Vereecke, Kristiaan D\'Ao\u00FBt, and. Orthograde is a term derived from (Greek ὀρθός, orthos ("right", "true", "straight") + Latin gradi (to walk)] that describes a manner of walking which is upright, with the independent motion of limbs.
Both New and Old World monkeys are primarily arboreal, and they have a tendency to walk with their limbs swinging in parallel to one differs from the manner of walking.
Locomotion by Jacquline Woodson This book I found hidden in the book corner of my Year 5 classroom. The name and cover intrigued me as the title and cover didn’t appear very child friendly or very appealing for a 10 year old. This book is based on the poems of a young orphan Lonnie whose life changed dramatically when his parents died.4/5(K).Forward / Russell H.
Tuttle --Introduction: Primate locomotion: toward a synergy of laboratory and field research / Evie Estelle Vereecke and Kristiaan D'Août --Translating primate locomotor biomechanical variables from the laboratory to the field / Daniel Schmitt --Studying captive ape locomotion: past, present, and future / Evie E.
Each ape is individually profiled in behavioral ecology, evolutionary and life histories, locomotion and the musculoskeleton. Attentive to sexual variation, they compare the four apes along these same dimensions.
Applying lessons from this comparative anatomy and bipedalism, they present new ideas on human origins as one of three lineages Reviews: 1.