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Vol. 76, No. 1, 2005
Issue release date: January–February 2005 (January 2005)
Folia Primatol 2005;76:37–41

Testes Size and Body Weight in the Milne-Edwards’ Sifaka (Propithecus edwardsi) of Ranomafana National Park, Madagascar, Relative to Other Strepsirhine Primates

Pochron S.T. · Wright P.C.
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