Vital statistics from a laboratory breeding colony of squirrel monkeys (Saimiri sciureus).

An analysis of 512 pregnancies that occurred over a 9-year period in a laboratory colony of squirrel monkeys (Saimiri sciureus) revealed yeat-to-year variation in pregnancy outcome and birth weight. Although births occurred through the year, 72% were between May and August. Male infants outnumbered females 1.31:1 and were heavier at birth. Birth weight was… CONTINUE READING