17 Apr '11, 8pm

Exclent article via @WildForests @YaleE360 As Larger Animals Decline, Forests Feel Their Absence

With giant tortoises, elephants, and other fruit-eating animals disappearing from many of the world’s tropical woodlands, forests are suffering from the loss of a key function performed by these creatures: the dispersal of tree seeds. But a new experiment shows that introduced species may be able to fulfill this vital ecological role.

Full article: http://e360.yale.edu/feature/as_larger_animals_decline_fo...

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