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

  title={Home-range use by the Central American agouti (Dasyprocta punctata) on Barro Colorado Island, Panama},
  author={Enzo Aliaga-Rossel and Roland W. Kays and Jos{\'e} M. V. Fragoso},
  journal={Journal of Tropical Ecology},
  pages={367 - 374}
Abstract This study investigates the movements and home range of the agouti (Dasyprocta punctata) on Barro Colorado Island, Panama. We captured and tracked 12 agoutis from January to December 2003. Home-range size (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 refuges and food trees, and the results suggest that… 
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