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Transcript of Prokaryote Cells
Hadley Hagemann, Erin Mooney, Caleb Florence, Conor McCarthy
(Modern Day Jelly Fish)
New World Monkeys Split Off
Uakaris Sakis splits from Howler Monkeys and Spider Monkeys
SPIDER MONKEY SPLITS FROM WOOLY SPIDER MONKEY
DATE: LATE MIOCENE
(A PRIMATE) FOUND IN CUBA, DATING BACK TO BEFORE SPIDER MONKEYS HAD EVOLVED ARE THOUGHT TO HAVE BEEN BROUGHT TO THE ISLAND BY NATIVES OF SPAIN COMING TO THE NEW WORLD; THEREFORE, THESE MONKEYS HAD TO ADAPT TO THEIR NEW ENVIORNMENT.
ANCESTORS OF THE SPIDER MONKEY WERE THEN FOUND IN THE ISLANDS OF THE CARRIBBEAN AND BRAZIL DATING BACK TO THE PLEISTOCENE
Spider Monkey Evolution
Spider monkeys developed this long, agile tail allows them to grasp objects and also provides balance while walking
Spider monkeys developed this limb approximately 30-25 MYA
All New World Monkeys have the characteristic of a shortened, flattened nose, in order to have side-facing nostrils
Spider Monkeys developed this shortened snout around 30-25 MYA
Loss of Opposable Thumbs
Spider Monkeys developed this loss of opposable thumbs because of the emergence and evolution of one of modern man's ancestors:
This loss occured around 1.5 MYA
Presence of Central Eye
The presence of the central eye occurred in Spider Monkey's so that they could see straight forward to be able to see predators in front of them as they walked.