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Article on commercial importations of tamanduas into the US
Friday 08 January 2016

The November, 2015 issue of the World Association of Zoos and Aquariums News (WAZA News, 4/15) features an article detailing the volume of commercial importations of southern tamanduas into the US. The numbers, derived from the US Fish and Wildlife Service database for animal importations, are pretty daunting. A huge thanks to our Specialist Group member John Gramieri for compiling these data and writing up this interesting article!

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Edentata 16 has been published!!
Wednesday 30 December 2015

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!
In this volume, number 16, you will find six articles, two short communications, and three field notes on a wide range of topics related to the conservation of xenarthrans.
This issue contains, among others,information about the spatial distribution and resource use of B...

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Another article in press!
Tuesday 24 November 2015

We’ve released a new Article In Press entitled ”Área de vida y uso de hábitats de dos individuos de oso palmero (Myrmecophaga tridactyla) en Pore, Casanare, Colombia” (Home range and habitat use of two giant anteaters (Myrmecophaga tridactyla) in Pore, Casanare, Colombia). This contribution is co-authored by Cesar Rojano Bolaño, María Elena López Giraldo, Laura Miranda-Cortés and Renzo Ávila Avilán. You...

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Here’s another article in press!
Wednesday 18 November 2015

We’ve just uploaded another article in press to Edentata’s website:
The field note “Registro de presencia del oso palmero (Myrmecophaga tridactyla) en plantaciones madereras en Colombia” (Record of presence of the giant anteater (Myrmecophaga tridactyla) in timber plantations in Colombia) is co-authored by Cesar Rojano, Hernán Padilla, Andrea Giraldo, Gabriel Álvarez and Elver Ramos.
We hope you like it!


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New article in press on the Xenarthra of Peru
Tuesday 27 October 2015

We’ve released a new Article In Press entitled “Nuevos registros de Xenarthra para el nororiente del Perú, con notas sobre su distribución y conservación” (New localities for Xenarthra in northeastern Peru, with notes on their distribution and conservation). As always, you will find it at Edentata’s website.
Many thanks to the authors, Néstor Allgas, Sam Shanee, Alejandro Alarcón and Noga Shanee, for their inter...

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New article In Press on the Xenarthra of Uruguay
Wednesday 23 September 2015

We have released a new Article In Press! “Distribución del Magnaorden Xenarthra en Uruguay en base a registros bibliográficos y de colecciones" (Magnorder Xenarthra in Uruguay: distribution of records) by Ana Ameneiros and colleagues, is available at Edentata’s site. We hope you’ll like this interesting article!

New article in press about giant anteater reintroduction
Friday 18 September 2015

We’ve just released a new Article In Press! The paper “Reintroducción del hormiguero gigante (Myrmecophaga tridactyla) en la Reserva Natural Iberá (Argentina): ¿misión cumplida?” (Giant anteater (Myrmecophaga tridactyla) reintroduction into Iberá Nature Reserve (Argentina): mission accomplished?), by Ignacio Jiménez-Pérez, is available on the Edentata website. Enjoy!


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The deadline for submitting manuscripts to Edentata is approaching!
Saturday 25 July 2015

The deadline for submitting manuscripts to Edentata, the newsletter of the IUCN/SSC Anteater, Sloth and Armadillo Specialist Group, is approaching!
Please send your articles, short communications and field notes no later than August 31 to Please make sure you follow the instructions to authors that are available at Edentata’s website to avoid any delays in the review process.
We are looking forward to receiving your submissions!


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