Monitoring Game SpeciesCommunities in theChiquibul Forest

INTRODUCTION Unsustainable hunting of terrestrial vertebrates in tropical forests is the most widespread form of non timber forest product resource extraction (Peres, 2000; 2001) and detrimental to targeted populations (Mittermeier, 1987). Mittermeier (1987) indicates that hunting can be more detrimental than habitat destruction, as it may cause local to regional population extinctions. Thiollay (1986) and […]