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Mammalian Biology

, Volume 69, Issue 1, pp 65–69 | Cite as

Small mammals in a tropical fragmented landscape in Beni, Bolivia

  • Julieta VargasEmail author
  • J. A. Simonetti
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Keywords

Small mammals forest fragmentation Bolivia 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Museo Nacional de Historia Natural, La Paz, Bolivia and Departamento de Ciencias EcológicasUniversidad de ChileLa PazBolivia
  2. 2.Departamento de Ciencias EcológicasUniversidad de ChileSantiagoChile

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