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Related topics: Animals
primatepri‧mate /ˈpraɪmeɪt/ noun [countable]  HBAa member of the group of animals that includes humans and monkeys
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primateIn Sarawak, travelers will visit Bako National Park, known for its birds, primates and pitcher plants.Presumably, these relatively open habitats favored larger groups as they did for chimps and baboons, the two other open-country primates.Here we show that the P3A exon is present only in primates and man and it is conserved through primate evolution.In primates it seems to be based on social rank.Other primates laugh by panting rapidly.Demonstrations have been held at the primate centre run by the University of California-Davis.Providing one sticks to primates there is much scope for successful extrapolation.However, the hierarchies of hens and of various primates share many features in common.
Related topics: Christianity
PrimatePri‧mate /ˈpraɪmət/ noun [countable]  RRCthe most important priest in a country, especially in the Church of England syn archbishop
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