Nutritional effects and costs of a tannin in two marsupial arboreal folivores

Nutritional effects of ingested quebracho, a condensed tannin, were examined in two marsupial folivores: Trichosurus vulpecula and Pseudocheirus peregrinus. These hindgut fermenters normally consume a diet including tannin-rich leaves. Dry matter digestib

Author C. McArthur and G. D. Sanson
Year 1993
Secondary title Functional Ecology
Volume 7
Number 6
Pages 697-703