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University of California - Berkeley

Red Colobus in Tree

Caption: A red colobus monkey prepares to munch on the bark of Eucalyptus grandis, a non-native estrogenic tree in Kibale National Park. Greater consumption of estrogenic plants is linked to altered hormone levels and changes in behavior, according to a new UC Berkeley-led study.

Credit: Julie Kearney Wasserman

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