PhysOrg Posted March 13 Share Posted March 13 Many native animals that disperse plant seeds on the island of Mauritius have gone extinct during the past centuries. This includes iconic species such as the dodo and giant tortoises, now replaced by non-native fruit-eating animal species that have been introduced to Mauritius. However, the newly introduced species are not able to replace the extinct seed dispersers, according to a publication in the renowned scientific journal Nature Communications, to which UvA-IBED researcher W. Daniel Kissling contributed.View the full article Quote Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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