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Research Article

Seasonal Energetic Stress in a Tropical Forest Primate: Proximate Causes and Evolutionary Implications

  • Steffen Foerster mail,

    sf2041@columbia.edu

    Affiliations: Department of Ecology, Evolution and Environmental Biology, Columbia University, New York, New York, United States of America, Institute of Primate Research, National Museums of Kenya, Nairobi, Kenya

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  • Marina Cords,

    Affiliation: Department of Ecology, Evolution and Environmental Biology, Columbia University, New York, New York, United States of America

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  • Steven L. Monfort

    Affiliation: Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute, Front Royal, Virginia, United States of America

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  • Published: November 28, 2012
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0050108

About the Authors

Steffen Foerster, Marina Cords
Department of Ecology, Evolution and Environmental Biology, Columbia University, New York, New York, United States of America
Steffen Foerster
Institute of Primate Research, National Museums of Kenya, Nairobi, Kenya
Steven L. Monfort
Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute, Front Royal, Virginia, United States of America

Corresponding Author

Email: sf2041@columbia.edu

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: SF MC SLM. Analyzed the data: SF. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: SF MC SLM. Wrote the paper: SF MC SLM. Collected the data: SF.