The myth of sociality in breeding nocturnal prosimians
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The breeding of nocturnal prosimians is sometimes hampered by incorrect information. Well-meant advice should, of course, be based on the successful breeding of at least one of the species under consideration. Such data have been published but mention is seldom made of breeding programmes that have not been successful. Such selective reporting may account for the low rate of reproduction of some species in captivity.
Key wordssocial behaviour Galago Perodicticus Nycticebus
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