Effects of Dietary Resistant Starch on Cardiovascular Parameters, Colon Health and Abnormal Behavior in Gorillas housed at Cleveland Metroparks Zoo
Dr. Pam Dennis: Cleveland Metroparks Zoo, the Ohio State University Dr. Kristen Lukas: Cleveland Metroparks Zoo Elena Hoellein: Cleveland Metroparks Zoo, Case Western Reserve University
Species: Western Lowland Gorilla
This study will look into the addition of resistant starch to the diet
of two Western lowland gorillas to improve cardiovascular risk factors,
colon health and abnormal behavior.