Feeding strategies of Japanese monkeys against deterioration of habitat quality

@article{Nakagawa2006FeedingSO,
  title={Feeding strategies of Japanese monkeys against deterioration of habitat quality},
  author={Naofumi Nakagawa},
  journal={Primates},
  year={2006},
  volume={30},
  pages={1-16}
}
Field observations of the feeding behaviour of Japanese monkeys were carried out from autumn to winter on Kinkazan Island which is covered with cool temperate forest. As a result, the following two points became clear: (1) the available food items were fixed for a long time; and (2) the habitat quality deteriorated monotonously because the monkeys themselves or their competitors, such as wild mice, utilized the food resources. Against the decrease in food intake caused by this deterioration of… CONTINUE READING
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