Effect of reproductive state and body size on food consumption in captive Galago senegalensis braccatus Journal Article uri icon



  • AbstractMeasurements of food consumption for different types of foods were made for seven Galago senegalensis braccatus. Differences because of reproductive state in females and body size were found. Lactating females consumed more food in total and had greater energy and protein intake than they did during other reproductive states. NearÔÇÉterm pregnant females consumed less food, energy, and protein than they did during other reproductive states. Body size affected food intake, with smaller animals ingesting more per unit metabolic weight than larger subjects.

publication date

  • May 1, 1987

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  • closed

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  • November 7, 2020 10:00 AM

Full Author List

  • Sauther ML; Nash LT

author count

  • 2

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International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0002-9483

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 1096-8644

Additional Document Info

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  • 81

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  • 88


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