Next Moves: The Future of Neotropical Mammal Movement Ecology

  • Rafael Reyna-HurtadoEmail author
  • Colin A. Chapman


This book compiles a remarkable array of studies dealing with Neotropical mammal movement patterns and therefore presents a unique opportunity to analyze the state of the art of movement ecology of some of the rarest and secretive species that are top predators, important prey to those predators, and/or critical to maintaining the ecosystem services of the forest ecosystems they inhabit. In this last chapter, we attempt to summarize lessons learned from all chapters and advance the field with respect to our understanding of the causes and consequences of animal movements in tropical forests.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.El Colegio de la Frontera Sur (ECOSUR)Department of Biodiversity ConservationLermaMexico
  2. 2.The Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS)BronxUSA
  3. 3.Department of AnthropologyMcGill UniversityMontrealCanada
  4. 4.School of Life SciencesUniversity of KwaZulu-NatalScottsvilleSouth Africa
  5. 5.Shaanxi Key Laboratory for Animal ConservationNorthwest UniversityXi’anChina

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