Ecology and conservation of the jacutinga Pipile jacutinga in the Atlantic forest of Brazil

@article{Galetti1997EcologyAC,
  title={Ecology and conservation of the jacutinga Pipile jacutinga in the Atlantic forest of Brazil},
  author={Mauro Galetti and Paulo Martuscelli and Fabio Olmos and Alexandre Aleixo},
  journal={Biological Conservation},
  year={1997},
  volume={82},
  pages={31-39}
}
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