What makes a primate a primate?
There are characteristics that set primates apart from other mammals
... five digits on their hands and feet
... opposable thumbs
... nails instead of claws
... eyes in the front of their heads that face forwards. This is called stereoscopic vision.
...very large brains with a highly developed cerebral cortex. They are very intelligent.
Primates are very social, some species live in groups of up to 120 animals.
Primates have long life-