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  • n. Plural form of frugivore.

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Examples

  • Captive paces, like many other "frugivores," seem to develop a protein deficiency and will eagerly eat meat scraps on occasion.

    15 Agouti

  • Diet: Gibbons are the pickiest of all primates, and while they are omnivorous, they are mainly frugivores, meaning they eat fruit.

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  • Gibbons are the pickiest of all primates, and while they are omnivorous, they are mainly frugivores, meaning they eat fruit.

    CreationWiki - Recent changes [en]

  • These huge birds are "frugivores," that is, they mainly eat fruit in their diet.

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  • Pacu fish, cousins to the piranha and known as "frugivores," have human-like teeth that can crack nuts and fruits.

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  • The most important components of this community are the cacti - they dominate the landscape and provide critical food resources for nectarivores and frugivores.

    Aruba-Curaçao-Bonaire cactus scrub

  • Because seed dispersal allows plant species to disperse to other areas the loss of frugivores could change plant communities and lead to the local loss of particular plant species.

    Frugivore

  • While many fruit producing plant species would not disperse far without frugivores, they can usually germinate even if they fall to the ground directly below the parent plant.

    Frugivore

  • Predators and parasites of fruit include seed predators, insects and microbial frugivores [5].

    Frugivore

  • In order for frugivores to be good seed dispersers they must digest fruits without consuming a high proportion of the seeds.

    Frugivore

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