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Digestive strategies and food choice in mantled howler monkeys Alouatta palliata mexicana : Bases of their dietary flexibility

Espinosa-Gomez, Fabiola; Gomez-Rosales, Sergio; Wallis, Ian; Canales-Espinosa, Domingo; Hernandez-Salazar, Laura


Mantled howler monkeys (Alouatta palliata) occupy a wide variety of tropical habitats and are the most folivorous of New World primates. However, their diet may include fruits, buds, petioles, and flowers, as well as leaves, suggesting they must cope with

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Date published: 2013
Type: Journal article
Source: Journal of Comparative Physiology B: Biochemical, Systemic, and Environmental Physiology
DOI: 10.1007/s00360-013-0769-9


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