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- Cardoso, Nayara A.; Le Pendu, Yvonnick; Lapenta, Marina J.; Raboy, Becky E.
- Mammalia 2011 v.75 no.4 pp. 327-337
- Leontopithecus chrysomelas, etc ; botanical composition; defecation; feces; frugivores; habitats; home range; seed dispersal; seedlings; seeds; trees; Brazil; Show all 12 Subjects
- ... This study identified fruit species eaten by Leontopithecus chrysomelas (golden-headed lion tamarins; GHLTs) and related their consumption to seed dispersal. Two GHLT groups were monitored from September 2006 through August 2007 in Una Biological Reserve, Bahia, Brazil. GHLTs consumed fruit from 71 species, preferred mature fruit and swallowed the seeds of most species (76.8%). Smaller seeds were ...