This new release presents the wealth of information gleaned about nonhuman primates nutrition since the previous edition was published in 1978. With expanded coverage of natural dietary habits, gastrointestinal anatomy and physiology, and the nutrient needs of species that have been difficult to maintain in captivity, it explores the impact on nutrition of physiological and life-stage considerations: infancy, weaning, immune function, obesity, aging, and more. The committee also discusses issues of environmental enrichment ...

Nutrient Requirements of Nonhuman Primates: Second Revised Edition 2003, National Academies Press, Washington, D.C.

ISBN-13: 9780309069892

2nd Revised edition

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