Big cats, bears, Primates, and snakes seem obviously dangerous -- at least to those not trying to show off to their rich friends.
Each year, roughly 21,000 Primates are imported to the United States from tropical regions around the world.
Zoo officials worry that portraying the Primates as pets will lead to less conservation.
He was often called the Monkey Man because of the Primates and other wild animals he kept on his 21-acre property.
Primates, it seems, are evolutionarily prepared to fear, detect, and respond to snakes.
Primates and archbishops must be consecrated at Rome by the Pope, or at least must receive the pall39 from him.
Among none of the first three branches can we look for the ancestors of the Primates.
The characters of the skull differ greatly in the two suborders of Primates, the Anthropoidea and the Lemuroidea.
"There was at least no seditious talk before the Primates came," said Nicholas.
After the cardinals came the patriarchs and Primates, and then the archbishops and bishops.
"high bishop," c.1200, from Old French primat and directly from Medieval Latin primatem (nominative primas) "church primate," noun use of Late Latin adjective primas "of the first rank, chief, principal," from primus "first" (see prime (adj.)).
Meaning "animal of the biological order including monkeys and humans" is attested from 1876, from Modern Latin Primates (Linnæus), from plural of Latin primas; so called from supposedly being the "highest" order of mammals (originally also including bats).
primate pri·mate (prī'māt')
A mammal of the order Primates, which includes the anthropoids and prosimians, characterized by refined development of the hands and feet, a shortened snout, and a large brain.
Any of various mammals of the order Primates, having a highly developed brain, eyes facing forward, a shortened nose and muzzle, and opposable thumbs. Primates usually live in groups with complex social systems, and their high intelligence allows them to adapt their behavior successfully to different environments. Lemurs, monkeys, apes, and humans are 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.)