frugivore

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fru·gi·vore

 (fro͞o′jə-vôr′)
n.
An animal, such as a chimpanzee or fruit bat, that feeds primarily on fruit.

[From frugivorous.]

frugivore

(ˈfruːdʒɪˌvɔː)
n
(Zoology) zoology an animal that feeds primarily on fruit
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To test the null hypothesis that two vertebrate fructivores, toucans (Ramphastos sulfuratus) and spider monkeys (Ateles geoffroyi), are equally specialized in germinating Ficus insipida seeds after these have passed through their digestive tracts, we fed fruits to captive individuals.
The great majority of such colonies are composed of beneficial insectivores, fructivores, or polinivores, with the result that their persecution has highly negative consequences.