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IntroductionThe primary features that define primates as a taxonomic order are m

IntroductionThe primary features that define primates as a taxonomic order are mainly found in the skull and on the hands and feet. The reason for this has to do with the fact that the hands and feet and the head are the areas of the body that interact with the environment the most and as such are are subject to the greatest amount of selective pressures.Nails, opposable thumbs, friction ridges among other are anatomical features that have been selected for within the primate lineage and assist in the survivability of young primates.What you are doingYour task is to explore a primate hand features and explain how that primate hand feature enhance fitness.Before you begin your task make sure you do the following thingsRead lecture notes on primate taxonomy and chapter 6What you have to do for pointsMake sure you answer all of the following questions for full points.What does the arboreal hypothesis suggest about the reason why primates have the unique features, such as opposable thumbs, that they have on their hand?
Explain how primate hand features increase fitness and give one example. When writing about your example name the hand feature that you have chosen and explain clearly why it increase fitness in a tree environment.
Conjecture what would happen if a primate infant did not possess your chosen primate hand features. Answer this question with the survivability of the infant in mind.
Tips for successPlease keep your answer to only what is asked in the assignment.
I recommend composing your content offline in a text editor and then copy and paste the text into your reply post. If something happens you will have an offline copy of all of your hard work!
I highly recommend using Google Docs (Drive) to compose offline, as Google plays well with web-based forums. If you are using Microsoft Word to compose offline, you may need to do some editing to the format when you paste it into the reply.
Requirements: 1p

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Both Nyoro Myth and the genre of myth called “destruction of humankind” myths, s

Both Nyoro Myth and the genre of myth called “destruction of humankind” myths, such as the story of Noah’s Ark (Links to an external site.), could be classified as “origin myths” … a story of a people and where they came from. Often there is information on identity, and role in the universe, and warnings, built into origin myths.FIRST: compare and contrast Nyoro Myth and a destruction myth you are familiar with… what do they teach about the role of humanity, and what warnings are built in to the myths?
SECOND: can you think of another type of myth that fills these same role, and that you would like to share or point out for discussion?
Requirements: brief – around 300 words

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1.Please answer the questions below for this date 1935 B.C.Show your work! a.Wha

1.Please answer the questions below for this date 1935 B.C.Show your work! a.What is the equivalent B.C.E. date? b.What is the equivalent B.P. date? c.How many years from today did this date occur? d.Is there a corresponding A.D. date, and if so, what is it? 2.Please answer the questions below for this date A.D. 11. a.What is the equivalent C.E. date? b.What is the equivalent B.P. date? c.How many years from today did this date occur?
Requirements: three sentence

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1.Please answer the questions below for this date 1935 B.C.Show your work! a.Wha

1.Please answer the questions below for this date 1935 B.C.Show your work! a.What is the equivalent B.C.E. date? b.What is the equivalent B.P. date? c.How many years from today did this date occur? d.Is there a corresponding A.D. date, and if so, what is it? 2.Please answer the questions below for this date A.D. 11. a.What is the equivalent C.E. date? b.What is the equivalent B.P. date? c.How many years from today did this date occur?
Requirements: three sentence

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Learning Goal: I’m working on a anthropology question and need an explanation to

Learning Goal: I’m working on a anthropology question and need an explanation to help me learn.Listen to the podcast: Radiolab: Patient Zero (Links to an external site.Please, start to listen or read the transcript starting at the #00:16:00.23# mark where the program starts with a history of different hypotheses about the AIDS epidemics and the origin of the HIV virus. Your post need to be at least a paragraph long (at least 6 sentences) and you need to write 2 thoughful responses to 2 other students’ post.Listen or read the transcript of the entire podcast starting about 16 minutes of the podcast and answer the following questions:1. How did your thinking about the origin of HIV change and why?2. Do we know who patient zero is? Why or why not?3. What differences and similarities do you see with how we deal with the current SarsCov 19 pandemic which is also caused by a spillover?Before answering Question 3 please review the following video on COVID19 (Links to an external site.)and the WHO website on Zoonoses (Links to an external site.)
Requirements: 500-600 Words

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Learning Goal: I’m working on a anthropology question and need an explanation to

Learning Goal: I’m working on a anthropology question and need an explanation to help me learn.Prompt: You have learned that humans have 46 total chromosomes, and chimpanzees have 48 total chromosomes. Use other textbooks in biological anthropology and biology (or reputable online resources) to find the number of chromosomes in other organisms. Give an organism with considerably more chromosomes than humans. Give an organism with considerably fewer chromosomes than humans. Did your findings surprise you? What did your research suggest about the relationship between chromosome number and organism complexity?Please be sure the answer thoughtfully addresses all elements of the prompt.
Requirements: 500-550 Words

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The question is: Find out what Johannes Fabian calls ‘Popular culture’ in Congo/

The question is: Find out what Johannes Fabian calls ‘Popular culture’ in Congo/Zaire, and describe it using interpretative anthropology (several models of meaning are referenced in his paper). Read this: https://courses.kpu.ca/pluginfile.php/205596620/co…There must be a clear evidence that you have gone through the material (readings and documentaries/movies).Here are the criteria for the answer 1. mention of the document (s) you have read and analyzed2. summary of the main argument (s) of the document according to your understanding3. your personal thought of this/these argument/s4. maximum of words: 100 words
Requirements: 100-150 words

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What does Malkki mean by the Hutus’ mythico-historical construction in Burundi?

What does Malkki mean by the Hutus’ mythico-historical construction in Burundi?
What is the importance of the body maps in the Hutus’ ethnic representation of the Tutsis?
What is the Hutus’ representation of the Tutsi women?
What is the significance of the following statement: “The dehumanization of the Tutsis at this level acted as a culmination of earlier assertions in the mythico-history that the Tutsis did not belong to the “nation, in its pure “natural’ state.” (Malkki p 134)
What kind of propaganda did the Hutu elites in Rwanda use to incite violence against the Tutsis in 1992?
What was the final solution in Rwanda?
Can we attribute the Tutsis’ genocide to an ethnic cleansing?
Requirements: 200 words each question

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Read the assigned chapters in your eBook. Political Anthropology: A Cross-Cultur

Read the assigned chapters in your eBook.
Political Anthropology: A Cross-Cultural Comparison
Family and Marriage
When reading a chapter:
Build vocabulary by focusing on bolded words in the text.
Focus reading and studying by paying attention to section headings in each chapter.
Read the summary and glossary at the end of the chapter.
Do the Discussion Questions at the end of the chapter.
Watch the following YouTube videos:Political Organization
Kinship and Descent Pt. 1
Kinship and Descent Pt. 2
Take qz 4 to test your knowledge.
Take the Midtrm Exm.

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Learning Goal: I’m working on a anthropology writing question and need a sample

Learning Goal: I’m working on a anthropology writing question and need a sample draft to help me learn.Let’s see what you know as we begin the module! (It’s okay if you don’t know anything about the topics yet.)1. Follow the instructions to complete your first entry for this module.2. Upload your document.How? By clicking the “What I Know Now” link above.3. As if by magic, the other assignments for this module will appear below. (If you don’t see them, please email me! Don’t wait until the due date.)
Requirements: 3 parts