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Effects of change in primary forest cover on armadillo (Cingulata, Mammalia) burrow use in the Central Amazon
Monday 09 April 2012

Transformation of primary forest to other vegetation types alters the availability and distribution of resources, and thus affects their use by species that inhabit the forest. Although armadillos are important earthmover mammals in the Amazon forest, and their burrows play an important physical and ecological role in the ecosystem, the impact of loss of primary forest cover on these organisms has been poorly understood. In order to evaluate the effects of change in the primary forest cover o...

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