WAX DIGESTION IN WILSON’S STORM-PETREL
Wilsons Storm-petrel (Oceanites oceanicus) Science Article 4
Captive Wilsons’ storm-petrels (Oceanites oceanicus) fed a diet of pure wax (hexadecyl oleate) or triacylglycerol (olive oil) increased in body mass or lost mass moreslowly than birds given only water, depending upon the quantity of lipid they were fed.
BRYAN S. OBST, Wilson Bull., 98(2), 1986, pp. 189-195
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