5th International Symposium-Workshop on Frugivores and Seed Dispersal (1985-2010)

FSD 2010 - News




Lemurs are Frugivores of the Month

Mongabay.com recently titled "New pictures released by Conservation International depict a troubling development in Madagascar: the emergence of a commercial bushmeat market for lemurs." Nonetheless, as reported by Chris Birkinshaw, a biologist with the Missouri Botanical Garden "Lemurs are very important seed dispersers in Malagasy rainforests". Read the entire story at the  Frugivores of the Month. (Drawing by Erin Kuprewicz)