Question Sheet: The Littlest Lemurs

SCIENCE

Before reading:

  1. What primates can you name? 
  2. Why do you think that primates tend to be more intelligent than other

    animals?

During reading:

  1. Where is Madagascar? 
  2. Anja Deppe says, "We're using them [lemurs] as an ancestral primate model."

    What does she mean? 

  3. How do the researchers trap lemurs? 
  4. Why is it important to note that mouse lemurs fear only certain things? 
  5. What information does Deppe record when she studies lemurs? 
  6. How are the habits of female lemurs different fro...

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