Study documents African monkeys eating bats

Posted by on May 24, 2016 1:03 pm
Categories: health

Primates and bats may interact directly, but their behavioral and predator-prey interactions are poorly documented, and detailed reports of their interactions have been rare, until now. The first study to document monkeys consuming bats with photos and video suggests an alternative pathway for bat-to-monkey disease transmission that has implications for zoonotic disease transmission to humans.

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