, Volume 36, Issue 2, pp 289–293

Observations onChiropotes albinasus from the Rio dos Marmelos, Amazonas, Brazil

  • Stephen F. Ferrari
Research Report

DOI: 10.1007/BF02381355

Cite this article as:
Ferrari, S.F. Primates (1995) 36: 289. doi:10.1007/BF02381355


Notes are presented on the body size, behaviour, diet, and gut morphology ofChiropotes albinasus from the Rio dos Marmelos in southeastern Amazonas state, Brazil. Findings include a new upper limit of body weight for the species, gut proportions consistent with its relatively high quality diet and evidence of geophagy.

Key Words

Chiropotes albinasus Body size Diet Gut morphology Geophagy 

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© Japan Monkey Centre 1995

Authors and Affiliations

  • Stephen F. Ferrari
    • 1
  1. 1.UFPa/DEGEBelém-PABrazil

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