, Volume 36, Issue 2, pp 289–293 | Cite as

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

  • Stephen F. Ferrari
Research Report


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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Authors and Affiliations

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

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