Burial, excavation, and preparation of primate skeletal material for morphological study

  title={Burial, excavation, and preparation of primate skeletal material for morphological study},
  author={Ben Garrod and Alice M. Roberts and Corinne Duhig and Debby Cox and William C. McGrew},
Inclusion of osteological material in primatological research has a long history, and use of skeletal remains continues to be important in anatomical and anthropological research. Here we report a set of proven methods, including equipment, protocol, and procedure, which enable relatively simple acquisition of skeletal material from naturally deceased animals in field sites and sanctuaries. Such skeletal material, often with extensive accompanying life-history data, is a unique and valuable… 
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