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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

dc.contributor.authorBehie, Alison
dc.contributor.authorPavelKa, Mary
dc.date.accessioned2015-12-10T23:25:13Z
dc.identifier.issn0266-4674
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/1885/67540
dc.description.abstractPrimates 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
dc.publisherCambridge University Press
dc.sourceJournal of Tropical Ecology
dc.subjectKeywords: diet; food intake; food selection; food supply; habitat fragmentation; hurricane; leaf; maturation; nutritional requirement; phenology; primate; protein; Belize [Central America]; Monkey River; Toledo [Belize]; Alouatta; Alouatta caraya; Alouatta pigra; H Alouatta pigra; diet; disturbance; food selection; fruit availability; hurricane; nutrition; primates
dc.titleFood selection in the black howler monkey following habitat disturbance: Implications for the importance of mature leaves
dc.typeJournal article
local.description.notesImported from ARIES
local.identifier.citationvolume28
dc.date.issued2012
local.identifier.absfor160102 - Biological (Physical) Anthropology
local.identifier.ariespublicationf5625xPUB1473
local.type.statusPublished Version
local.contributor.affiliationBehie, Alison, College of Arts and Social Sciences, ANU
local.contributor.affiliationPavelKa, Mary, University of Calgary
local.description.embargo2037-12-31
local.bibliographicCitation.issue2
local.bibliographicCitation.startpage153
local.bibliographicCitation.lastpage160
local.identifier.doi10.1017/S0266467411000678
local.identifier.absseo960806 - Forest and Woodlands Flora, Fauna and Biodiversity
dc.date.updated2016-02-24T08:47:07Z
local.identifier.scopusID2-s2.0-84857202759
local.identifier.thomsonID000300257300003
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