The definitive book on the nine-banded armadillo is out!
Jim Loughry and Colleen McDonough, members of our Specialist Group, have studied the nine-banded armadillo (Dasypus novemcinctus) for more than twenty years. Now they have compiled everything scientists know about this unique animal in a richly illustrated book. “The Nine-Banded Armadillo” (University of Oklahoma Press, available here) includes abundant scientific data, which has been ...
We are very happy to announce the 2nd International Sloth Meeting, which will take place in Paramaribo, Suriname, from April 13 to 14, 2013.
This meeting is being organized by the Green Heritage Fund Suriname and our Specialist Group. It will be followed by a 2-day course on diversity, conservation and research of Xenarthra, which will be held at the local university. Among others, we hope that this course will encourage researchers from the Guianas to intensify field r...
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This week, the lesser anteater (Tamandua tetradactyla) is featured in the IUCN Red List Amazing Species program. We invite you to download the attached fact sheet to learn some astonishing facts about this attractive animal!
Dear friends and colleagues
We are happy to inform you that the latest edition of Edentata, the Newsletter of the IUCN/SSC Anteater, Sloth and Armadillo Specialist Group, is now available free of charge at Edentata's website.
In this volume, number 13, you will find five articles and seven short communications on a wide range of topics related to Xenarthra conservation.
Among many other relevant topics, this issue includes a very interesting review of the distribution and con...
We’ve released a new Article In Press entitled “Cinco años de radiomarcaje de osos hormigueros (Myrmecophaga tridactyla): mejoras implementadas y lecciones aprendidas” (Five years of radio tagging giant anteaters (Myrmecophaga tridactyla): implemented improvements and learned lessons), by Yamil E. Di Blanco, Ignacio Jiménez Pérez, Pablo Díaz and Karina Spørring. You’ll find it on the Edentata website. Enjoy!...
We have released a new Article In Press! The Short Communication entitled “The charismatic giant anteater (Myrmecophaga tridactyla): a famous John Doe?” by Milena F. Diniz and Daniel Brito is available at Edentata’s site. We hope you’ll like this interesting article!
We have uploaded a first version of the Endnote Style for Edentata to the Instructions to Authors section of the Edentata website; it should also work with Zotero. Many thanks to Danilo Rios for suggesting us to develop this template and for testing it. Please report any bugs to firstname.lastname@example.org. Thank you!
We’ve released a new Article In Press entitled “New records of giant armadillo Priodontes maximus (Cingulata: Dasypodidae) at Serra do Amolar, Pantanal of Brazil” by G.E.O. Porfirio and colleagues. As always, you can download it at no cost from Edentata’s website.