frugivore


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frugivore

[′frü·ji‚vȯr]
(zoology)
A fruit-eating animal.
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Because even if a customer's parrot is a frugivore, it doesn't mean that their bird will like the same fruit-based products that other frugivores like.
The Asian elephant is amongst the lop three frugivores of two tree species with easily edible fruit.
In the present study the presence of nectarivore and frugivore birds was relatively low than other guilds.
These results suggest that animal species from the Prosopis frugivore assemblage remove seeds at different intensities according to the land use.
Recent studies revealed that in agricultural landscapes, isolated trees are able to disperse to nearby roadside environments via frugivore activity (Coulson et al.
The species recorded were classified according to their feeding niche, based on Nowak (1994), as insectivore, frugivore, nectarivore or hematophagous.
She quotes Jordano: "The main factor was the disappearance of the large frugivore (fruit-eating) species...
Thus, secondary compounds could enhance the benefits of dispersal by altering frugivore behavior (Cipollini & Levey, 1997).
Insectivore to frugivore: ontogenetic changes in gut morphology and digestive enzyme activity in the characid fish Brycon guatemalensis from Costa Rica rain forest streams.