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Variation in dental wear and tooth loss among known‐aged, older ring‐tailed lemurs (Lemur catta): a comparison between wild and captive individuals
Tooth wear is generally an age‐related phenomenon, often assumed to occur at similar rates within populations of primates and other mammals, and has been suggested as a correlate of reduced offspringExpand
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A comparison of salivary pH in sympatric wild lemurs (Lemur catta and Propithecus verreauxi) at Beza Mahafaly Special Reserve, Madagascar
Chemical deterioration of teeth is common among modern humans, and has been suggested for some extinct primates. Dental erosion caused by acidic foods may also obscure microwear signals of mechanicalExpand
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Survey and comparison of major intestinal flora in captive and wild ring‐tailed lemur (Lemur catta) populations
A survey to identify the major intestinal species of aerobic bacteria, protozoa and helminths was conducted on captive and wild populations of ring‐tailed lemurs (Lemur catta). Samples were collectedExpand
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