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In Biology

What are primates?

They are animals like monkeys. Examples include chimpanzees, gorillas, lemurs, and marmosets. We are evolved from primates, but I don't think we are considered primates.
In Primates

What is a primate?

Primates are an order of mammal that does not have any particular characterising defining features; however, their evolution does have characteristic trends including: forwa ( Full Answer )
In Science

Characteristics of primates?

Some characteristics of primates include their hairy bodies,intelligence, and long limbs. They are the closest genetic relativeto humans in the animal kingdom.
In Geography

Are humans Primates?

Yes, humans are primates. But, one of the differences is, humans don't have hands for feet. The reason humans are primates is, we can both walk on 2 legs, we both have hands, ( Full Answer )
In Monkeys

What is the smallest primate?

The smallest primate is the Mouse Lemur, Microcebus murinus . Males and females both weigh about 60 grams (about 2 ounces). There are several sites on the web claiming it ( Full Answer )
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Why were primates called primates?

Primate originated as a word to describe a leader, especially a religious one. The root word "prime" means "first" The word is probably given to primates because it is amon ( Full Answer )
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How do you get primate?

You ARE a primate! Humans, or Homo sapiens , are a member of the Primate order. DON'T even think about getting a non-human primate as a pet, it may be against the law wher ( Full Answer )
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Can you raise a primate?

It can be done, but is extremely hard and only for the trained and skilled. Primates especially the large ones can be very difficult and vicious. Primates won't really hurt yo ( Full Answer )
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Do primates have backbones?

Yes they do. A primate belongs to a group of animals called vertebrates and they all have backbones and 7 vertebrae. All vertebrates have a backbone.
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Are jaguars primates?

No, jaguars are felines. They belong to the family of cats. Primates include monkeys, baboon and chimpanzee.