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Excretion patterns of solute and different-sized particle passage markers in foregut-fermenting proboscis monkey (Nasalis larvatus) do not indicate an adaptation for rumination

Matsuda, Ikki; Sha, John C M; Ortmann, Sylvia; Schwarm, Angela; Grandl, Florian; Caton, Judith; Jens, Warner; Kreuzer, Michael; Marlena, Diana; Hagen, Katharina B; Clauss, Marcus

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Behavioral observations and small fecal particles compared to other primates indicate that free-ranging proboscis monkeys (Nasalis larvatus) have a strategy of facultative merycism (rumination). In functional ruminants (ruminant and camelids), rumination

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Date published: 2015
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/70516
Source: Physiology and Behavior
DOI: 10.1016/j.physbeh.2015.05.020

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