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Review article - Peer-reviewed, 2009

Nutritional goals of wild primates

Felton, AM; Felton, Adam; Lindenmayer, David B.; Foley, William B.; Felton, Annika


Specifically, we recommend (i) the increased application of the Geometric Framework for nutrition, (ii) the application of methodological approaches that enable the estimation of nutrient and energy availability from food sources, and (iii) continuous follows of individual primates in the wild for determining primary nutritional goals.


non-human primates; energy; plant secondary metabolites; protein; nutrient balancing

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Functional Ecology
2009, Volume: 23, number: 1, pages: 70-78