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It is my hope that these differences will enhance class discussion and create an atmosphere where students and instructor alike will be encouraged to think and learn. Towards this end, the field of anthropology includes comparisons with our closest living relatives - the lemurs, monkeys and apes that, together with us, constitute the zoological Order Primates. When the Ethiopian government fell, they were caught up in another brutal conflict.

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