oa Madoqua - Namib Desert Chacma Baboon (Papio Ursinus) use of food and water resources during a food shortage

Volume 14, Issue 4
  • ISSN : 1011-5498



Baboons in the Kuiseb Canyon shifted to alternative foods as search time for formerly preferred foods increased. Newly incorporated plant food items included one species, Cyperus marginatus, which required extensive processing and one species, Salvadom persica which was an abundant but low quality food.

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