More On the Edibility of Sweet Potato Leaves

John Grimshaw
Wed, 14 Apr 2010 14:20:26 PDT
Funny that Jim Waddick mentions feeding sweet potato leaves to Colobus 
monkeys - when I was in Tanzania years ago I met a film crew who were using 
bunches of them to entice wild Colobus into suitable places for filming. Of 
course the viewers only saw them eating leaves...

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----- Original Message ----- 
From: "James Waddick" <>
To: "Pacific Bulb Society" <>
Sent: Wednesday, April 14, 2010 7:40 PM
Subject: Re: [pbs] More On the Edibility of Sweet Potato Leaves

> Dear Judy,
> A number of years ago I worked in a zoo that kept Colobus
> leaf monkeys. In the basement of the monkey house we had big troughs
> up on tables with overhead lights. We planted regular store bought
> sweet potatoes and grew them for the leaves which were harvested as a
> special treat for the monkeys.

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