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The Nutritional Ecology of Spider Monkeys (Ateles chamek) in the Context of Reduced- Impact Logging

Felton, Annika Maria

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Selective harvesting of timber in tropical forests can remove substantial amounts of primate food sources, resulting in significant reductions in population densities. As frugivorous primates are important seed dispersers in tropical forests, it is crucial for long-term ecological sustainability to maintain their populations within forestry concessions. One way of achieving this goal is to gather relevant information regarding the importance of commercial timber tree species in the diet of...[Show more]

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Date published: 2008
Type: Thesis (PhD)
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/8217
DOI: 10.25911/5d7a26a4621d6

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