Growth and hormone characteristics of pubertal development in the hamadryas baboon.

@article{Crawford1997GrowthAH,
  title={Growth and hormone characteristics of pubertal development in the hamadryas baboon.},
  author={Bronwyn A. L. Crawford and W J Harewood and David J Handelsman},
  journal={Journal of medical primatology},
  year={1997},
  volume={26 3},
  pages={153-63}
}
The semi-longitudinal collection of growth measurements in male and female hamadryas baboons has enabled documentation of the timing of puberty and the development of sexually dimorphic growth patterns in body weight, crown-rump length (CRL), limb lengths, and muscle mass. In addition, another sexually dimorphic characteristic appears to be the presence of a pubertal growth spurt in body weight, and possibly CRL, in male but not female baboons. Serum testosterone levels rose during male… CONTINUE READING

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