Small mammals of the mid-Araguaia River in central Brazil, with the description of a new species of climbing rat

@article{Rocha2011SmallMO,
  title={Small mammals of the mid-Araguaia River in central Brazil, with the description of a new species of climbing rat},
  author={R. Rocha and E. Ferreira and Barbara M. A. Costa and I. Martins and Y. Leite and L. P. Costa and C. Fonseca},
  journal={Zootaxa},
  year={2011},
  volume={2789},
  pages={1-34}
}
The mid-Araguaia River basin in central Brazil is considered a priority area for biodiversity conservation, and Parque Estadual do Cantao (PEC) is one of the most important protected areas in this ecotone between Cerrado and Amazonia. This area suffers an intensive human pressure with high rates of deforestation, and still remains poorly studied in terms of biodiversity. From June 2007 to November 2008 we sampled small mammals from both banks of the mid-Araguaia River, in the states of… Expand
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