Duikers: Native food composition, micronutrient assessment, and implications for improving captive diets

Abstract 10.1002/zoo.10037.abs This review summarizes and contrasts published information on the proximate chemical composition of native fruits and leaves eaten by duikers, and adds new data concerning the soluble carbohydrate, mineral, and tannin content of duiker foods. Information on circulating plasma concentrations of minerals and the fat-soluble vitamins A and E is also summarized in […]