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Food selection in the black howler monkey following habitat disturbance: Implications for the importance of mature leaves

Behie, Alison; PavelKa, Mary

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Primates commonly consume leaves that are high in protein but low in digestion-inhibiting fibre. Due to the fact that mature leaves do not meet these criteria, they are typically avoided and many leaf-eating primates select for leaves high in protein and

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2012
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/67540
Source: Journal of Tropical Ecology
DOI: 10.1017/S0266467411000678

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