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Table 2 Species’ activity periods, according to the percentage of photographic recordings (P) and the percentage of interviewees (I)

From: Local and scientific knowledge for assessing the use of fallows and mature forest by large mammals in SE Brazil: identifying singularities in folkecology

Species Daytime (P) Nighttime (P) Diurnal (I) Nocturnal (I) Cathemeral (I)
Ring-tailed coati 78 22 82 9 9
Opossum 1 99 0 100 0
Armadillo 0 100 6 86 8
Tayra 93 7 48 27 24
Azara’s agouti 91 9 45 39 15
Crab-eating fox 11 89 13 66 22
Brocket deer 7 93 9 82 9
Lowland paca 0 100 0 100 0
Raccoon 0 100 6 85 9
Lowland tapir n.d. n.d. 19 69 13
W. L. peccary n.d. n.d. 67 6 27
  1. n.d.: There was no data on the species’ life habit.
  2. The data were based on 36 interviewed quilombolas in the Ribeira Valley.