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Research Article

Sleeping Sites and Latrines of Spider Monkeys in Continuous and Fragmented Rainforests: Implications for Seed Dispersal and Forest Regeneration

  • Arturo González-Zamora mail,

    toztlan@yahoo.com.mx

    Affiliation: División de Posgrado, Instituto de Ecología A.C., Xalapa, Veracruz, México

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  • Víctor Arroyo-Rodríguez,

    Affiliation: Centro de Investigaciones en Ecosistemas, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (UNAM), Morelia, Michoacán, México

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  • Ken Oyama,

    Affiliation: Escuela Nacional de Estudios Superiores Unidad Morelia, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (UNAM), Morelia, Michoacán, México

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  • Victoria Sork,

    Affiliation: Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of California Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States of America

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  • Colin A. Chapman,

    Affiliations: McGill School of Environment and Department of Anthropology, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada, Wildlife Conservation Society, Bronx, New York, United States of America

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  • Kathryn E. Stoner

    Affiliation: Department of Biological and Health Sciences, Texas A & M University-Kingsville, Kingsville, Texas, United States of America

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  • Published: October 08, 2012
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0046852

About the Authors

Arturo González-Zamora
División de Posgrado, Instituto de Ecología A.C., Xalapa, Veracruz, México
Víctor Arroyo-Rodríguez
Centro de Investigaciones en Ecosistemas, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (UNAM), Morelia, Michoacán, México
Ken Oyama
Escuela Nacional de Estudios Superiores Unidad Morelia, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (UNAM), Morelia, Michoacán, México
Victoria Sork
Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of California Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States of America
Colin A. Chapman
McGill School of Environment and Department of Anthropology, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Colin A. Chapman
Wildlife Conservation Society, Bronx, New York, United States of America
Kathryn E. Stoner
Department of Biological and Health Sciences, Texas A & M University-Kingsville, Kingsville, Texas, United States of America

Corresponding Author

Email: toztlan@yahoo.com.mx

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: AG-Z VA-R KES KO VS. Performed the experiments: AG-Z KES. Analyzed the data: AG-Z VA-R. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: AG-Z VA-R KES KO VS. Wrote the paper: AG-Z VA-R KO VS CAC KES.