Jessen, R. R., G. H. Palmer, and J. L. Koprowski. 2013. Maternity nest of an Amazon red squirrel in a bromeliad. Mastozoología Neotropical 20:159-161.


Rosa R. Jessen
Geoffrey H. Palmer
John L. Koprowski

Animal-plant interactions are important in the life history of many animal and plant species but our knowledge is often limited. We documented a maternity nest of the poorly studied Amazon red squirrel. The nest was located in a bromeliad and contained two young, a male and a female. We measured nest and forest characteristics and also documented a predation attempt on the adult female while we observed the nest and squirrels.


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