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Brief Report

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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Department of Anthropology, State University of New York at Stony Brook,Stony Brook, N.Y., USA

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Folia Primatol 2005;76:37–41

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Article / Publication Details

Received: October 13, 2003
Accepted: April 07, 2004
Published online: February 02, 2005
Issue release date: January 2005

Number of Print Pages: 5
Number of Figures: 1
Number of Tables: 1

ISSN: 0015-5713 (Print)
eISSN: 1421-9980 (Online)

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Article / Publication Details

Received: October 13, 2003
Accepted: April 07, 2004
Published online: February 02, 2005
Issue release date: January 2005

Number of Print Pages: 5
Number of Figures: 1
Number of Tables: 1

ISSN: 0015-5713 (Print)
eISSN: 1421-9980 (Online)

For additional information: https://www.karger.com/FPR


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