Refaunation and the reinstatement of the seed‐dispersal function in Gorongosa National Park

@article{Correia2017RefaunationAT,
  title={Refaunation and the reinstatement of the seed‐dispersal function in Gorongosa National Park},
  author={Marta Correia and S. Tim{\'o}teo and S. Rodr{\'i}guez-Echeverr{\'i}a and Alban Mazars-Simon and R. Heleno},
  journal={Conservation Biology},
  year={2017},
  volume={31},
  pages={76–85}
}
Large animals are important seed dispersers; however, they tend to be under a high extinction risk worldwide. There is compelling evidence that the global biodiversity crisis is leading to the deterioration of several ecosystem functions, but there is virtually no information on how large-scale refaunation efforts can reinstate seed dispersal. We evaluated the effectiveness of a 62-km2 wildlife sanctuary, which was established to recover populations of large mammals in Gorongosa National Park… Expand

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