Mortality causes of owl monkeys (Aotus nancymae and Aotus vociferans) in captivity

A. Gozalo, E. Montoya

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Abstract

To determine the main causes of death in ''owl monkeys'' (Aotus nancymae and A. vociferans) in captivity, 115 necropsies were performed. According to the macroscopic findings and clinical data, results are as follow: acute lobular pneumonia (25.2%), chronic nephrophathy (10.4%), acute catarrhal enteritis (8.7%), acute hemorrhagic enteritis (7%), acute toxic hepatitis (5.2%), trauma (5.2%), and others.
Original languageAmerican English
Pages (from-to)69-72
Number of pages4
JournalJournal of Medical Primatology
StatePublished - 15 Aug 1990

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