Wild Pigs (Sus scrofa) Mediate Large-Scale Edge Effects in a Lowland Tropical Rainforest in Peninsular Malaysia

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Junichi Fujinuma; Rhett D Harrison;
  • Publisher: Public Library of Science
  • Journal: PLoS One, volume 7, issue 5,pagee37321 (issn: 1932-6203, eissn: 1932-6203)
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  • Identifiers: doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0037321, pmc: PMC3355099
  • Subject: Research Article | Biology | Biodiversity | Animal Behavior | Community Ecology | Plant Ecology | Terrestrial Environments | Medicine | Ecological Environments | Q | R | Ecology | Species Interactions | Science | Conservation Science | Spatial and Landscape Ecology | Zoology | Terrestrial Ecology

Edge-effects greatly extend the area of tropical forests degraded through human activities. At Pasoh, Peninsular Malaysia, it has been suggested that soil disturbance by highly abundant wild pigs (Sus scrofa), which feed in adjacent Oil Palm plantations, may have mediat... View more
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