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Vol. 76, No. 3, 2005
Issue release date: May–June 2005 (May 2005)
Folia Primatol 2005;76:177–179
(DOI:10.1159/000084380)

Occurrence of Infanticide among Wild Proboscis Monkeys (Nasalis larvatus) in Sabah, Northern Borneo

Agoramoorthy G. · Hsu M.J.
a Tajen Institute of Technology, Pingtung,b Department of Biological Sciences,National Sun Yat-sen University, Kaohsiung, Taiwan

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