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'''Primatology''' is the study of the behaviorial and biological characteristics belonging to the members of the order [[Primate]]s.  It includes the study of the [[morphological evolution]] and [[speciation]] of the members of this order.  [[Human]]s are included in this order of Primates under the subfamily [[Homininae]].  Other members include [[prosimian]]s, [[orangutan]]s, and [[chimpanzee]]s.
'''Primatology''' is the study of the behaviorial and biological characteristics belonging to the members of the order [[Primate]]s.  It includes the study of the [[morphological evolution]] and [[speciation]] of the members of this order.  Humans are included in this order Primates under the subfamily [[Homininae]].  Other members include [[prosimian]]s, [[orangutan]]s, and [[chimpanzee]]s.
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Primatology is the study of the behaviorial and biological characteristics belonging to the members of the order Primates. It includes the study of the morphological evolution and speciation of the members of this order. Humans are included in this order of Primates under the subfamily Homininae. Other members include prosimians, orangutans, and chimpanzees.