True Facts: Proboscis Monkey
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Lucia F. Jacobs, Basil el Jundi, Almut Kelber, Barbara Webb; The navigational nose: a new hypothesis for the function of the human external pyramid. J Exp Biol 6 February 2019; 222 (Suppl_1): jeb186924. doi: https://doi.org/10.1242/jeb.186924


Nishimura T, Mori F, Hanida S, Kumahata K, Ishikawa S, Samarat K, et al. (2016) Impaired Air Conditioning within the Nasal Cavity in Flat-Faced Homo. PLoS Comput Biol 12(3): e1004807. doi:10.1371/journal.pcbi.1004807


Ikegaya, H., Suzuki, M., Kondou, H. et al. Nose size indicates maximum penile length. Basic Clin. Androl. 31, 3 (2021). https://doi.org/10.1186/s12610-021-00121-z


Hiroki Koda, Tadahiro Murai, Augustine Tuuga, Benoit Goossens, Senthilvel K.S.S. Nathan, Danica J. Stark, Diana A. R. Ramirez, John C. M. Sha, Ismon Osman, Rosa Sipangkui, Satoru Seino, Ikki Matsuda (2018) Nasalization by Nasalis larvatus: Larger noses audiovisually advertise conspecifics in proboscis monkeys.
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