Ecology of reproduction in Sanje mangabeys (Cercocebus sanjei): Dietary strategies and energetic condition during a high fruit period

The ability to increase energy storage when food is abundant for later use during late gestation and early lactation is often considered the primary benefit of the capital breeding strategy (clustering conceptions during high food periods, HFP) that promotes reproductive success among females living in unpredictable environments. Capital breeding, however, may also enable preconceptive females […]