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Predation by the grey leaf monkey (Presbytis hosei) on the contents of a Bird's nest at Mt. Kinabalu Park, Sabah

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An adult male grey leaf monkey (Presbytis hosei) was observed in Mt. Kinabalu Park, Sabah, Malaysia, raiding the nest of a grey-throated babbler (Stachyris nigriceps). The monkey removed from the nest and ate at least two eggs and perhaps one young hatchling. This incident appears to be the first reported case of anyPresbytis spp. consuming animal prey.

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Goodman, S.M. Predation by the grey leaf monkey (Presbytis hosei) on the contents of a Bird's nest at Mt. Kinabalu Park, Sabah. Primates 30, 127–128 (1989). https://doi.org/10.1007/BF02381220

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