Home-range use by the Central American agouti ( Dasyprocta punctata ) on Barro Colorado Island, Panama

@article{AliagaRossel2008HomerangeUB,
  title={Home-range use by the Central American agouti ( Dasyprocta punctata ) on Barro Colorado Island, Panama},
  author={E. Aliaga-Rossel and R. Kays and J. Fragoso},
  journal={Journal of Tropical Ecology},
  year={2008},
  volume={24},
  pages={367-374}
}
  • E. Aliaga-Rossel, R. Kays, J. Fragoso
  • Published 2008
  • Biology
  • Journal of Tropical Ecology
  • Thisstudyinvestigatesthemovementsandhomerangeoftheagouti(Dasyproctapunctata)onBarroColorado Island,Panama.Wecapturedandtracked12agoutisfromJanuarytoDecember2003.Home-rangesize(95%kernel) ranged from 1.56-2.45 ha (n = 6) for males and 1.34-1.97 ha (n = 5) for females. Agouti ranges overlapped and we estimated a density of approximately 100 agoutis km −2 . We compared agouti movement with the locations of refugesandfoodtrees,andtheresultssuggestthattheagoutisarecentral-placeforagers… CONTINUE READING

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