primates size reflects diet

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原來看靈長類的體型也能猜測牠們的飲食習慣。研究發現,細小的靈長類主要吃昆蟲,中型的愛吃水果,體型再大的就選擇樹葉。有些中型靈長類如僧面猴,一天內會吃50種果實!

do you know you could judge primates’ diet with their sizes? research found that small primates prefer insects, medium size primates love fruits, and larger ones would eat leaves the most. some medium size primates like saki monkey would eat up to 50 kinds of fruits in a day!

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-25231555

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