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Fruit as a key factor in howler monkey population density: conservation implications.

Behie, Alison; Pavelka, Mary


Howler monkeys (Alouatta) are widely regarded as the most folivorous of the neotropical monkeys and the ability of howlers to live in a wide range of environments including highly disturbed forests has been linked to this ability. Generally categorized as energy minimizing folivores leaves comprise at least half and as much as 90 % of annual feeding time. All howler species also consume fruit; however, this amount is quite variable both within and between species, and across different months of...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2015
Type: Book chapter
Book Title: Howler Monkeys: Behavior, Ecology, and Conservation
DOI: 10.1007/978-1-4939-1960-4_13


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