July 16, 2012

Palm Seed Dispersal

This video shows relative movement paths of 224 radio-tagged palm seeds handled by rodents on Barro Colorado Island, Panama. Colored dots mark locations of 129 seeds that were found eaten (orange), 86 seeds last seen before they lost their tags (gray), and 9 seeds that were still alive, cached, and being monitored after a year (pink).

Credit: Patrick Jansen et al. [ Read the article ]

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