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 language||American English|
|Number of pages||4|
|Journal||Journal of Medical Primatology|
|State||Published - 15 Aug 1990|