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Origin of Primates
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Example sentences from the Web for Primates
Promising work has been completed in rodents but none yet has been reported in primates.
Big cats, bears, primates, and snakes seem obviously dangerous -- at least to those not trying to show off to their rich friends.
He was often called the Monkey Man because of the primates and other wild animals he kept on his 21-acre property.
Each year, roughly 21,000 primates are imported to the United States from tropical regions around the world.Already Deadly in Africa, Could Ebola Hit America Next?|Scott Bixby|April 5, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Chimpanzees and other primates carry many other viruses, one of which might well become the next HIV.‘Zoobiquity’: What Animals Can Teach Us About Our Health|Carl Zimmer|June 17, 2012|DAILY BEAST
At this date Clare also had a chapel, which was used at the primates visitation in 1401.Cambridge|Mildred Anna Rosalie Tuker
Primates and archbishops must be consecrated at Rome by the Pope, or at least must receive the pall39 from him.
The officials of primates in their turn made similar attempts.
So Jornandes speaks of primates eorum, et duces, qui regum vice illis prerant.The Growth of the English Constitution|Edward A. Freeman
Among none of the first three branches can we look for the ancestors of the Primates.The Last Link|Ernst Haeckel
Cultural definitions for Primates
The order of mammals that includes monkeys, apes, and human beings. Primates are distinguished from other animals in that they generally possess limbs capable of performing a variety of functions, hands and feet adapted for grasping (including opposable thumbs), flattened snouts, and other anatomical features. (See Linnean classification.)