Feeding ecology and nutrition of an eastern gorilla group in the Mt. Kahuzi Region (République du Zaïre).

@article{Casimir1975FeedingEA,
  title={Feeding ecology and nutrition of an eastern gorilla group in the Mt. Kahuzi Region (R{\'e}publique du Za{\"i}re).},
  author={M J Casimir},
  journal={Folia primatologica; international journal of primatology},
  year={1975},
  volume={24 2-3},
  pages={81-136}
}
  • M J Casimir
  • Published 1975 in
    Folia primatologica; international journal of…
An eastern gorilla group of the Mt. Kahuzi region (République du Zaïre) was studied over 15 months. Its migration route was determined, and the various biotopes it visited are described. A record was made of its main food plants, and of the plant parts eaten. For nine important food plants the protein content, the concentration of the individual amino acids and the water content were measured for the plant parts eaten and for those not eaten. For some of these plant parts the Na, K, Ca and Mg… CONTINUE READING