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New article In Press
Sunday 09 September 2012

We have released a new Article In Press! The Short Communication entitled “Field metabolic rate, water flux and food consumption by free-living silky anteaters (Cyclopes didactylus) in Panama” by Kenneth A. Nagy and G. Gene Montgomery is available at Edentata’s site. We hope you’ll like this interesting article!

New article In Press
Wednesday 29 August 2012

Edentata, the Newsletter of the IUCN SSC Anteater, Sloth and Armadillo Specialist Group, just released a new Article in Press entitled "Use of boat surveys to provide complementary data on the ecology of Bradypus tridactylus (Pilosa: Bradypodidae) from northern Amazonia”. The authors of this interesting article are Juliana Laufer, Joyce A. Amador, Paula C. Conceição, Darren Norris, and Fernanda Michalski. You are welcome to download it at no cost from Eden...

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Deadline for Edentata 13!
Wednesday 15 August 2012

Dear readers,
We would like to inform you that the deadline for submitting articles for the next issue of Edentata 13 is August 31. So, if you would like to submit a manuscript, short communication or field note, please do so as soon as possible! Many thanks, and let's continue working together to better know and protect these fascinating animals.

Look who’s this week’s Amazing Species!
Monday 16 July 2012

This week, the Near Threatened pichi (Zaedyus pichiy) 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 cute little armadillo!



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New article In Press
Sunday 13 May 2012

Edentata, the Newsletter of the IUCN SSC Anteater, Sloth and Armadillo Specialist Group, just released a new Article in Press entitled "Registros de hormigas y termitas presentes en la dieta de osos hormigueros (Mammalia: Myrmecophagidae) en tres localidades de Colombia" (Records of ants and termites present in the diet of anteaters (Mammalia: Myrmecophagidae) in three localities of Colombia). The authors of this interesting article are Vivian E. Sandoval-Gómez, H&eacu...

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Effects of change in primary forest cover on armadillo (Cingulata, Mammalia) burrow use in the Central Amazon
Monday 09 April 2012

Transformation of primary forest to other vegetation types alters the availability and distribution of resources, and thus affects their use by species that inhabit the forest. Although armadillos are important earthmover mammals in the Amazon forest, and their burrows play an important physical and ecological role in the ecosystem, the impact of loss of primary forest cover on these organisms has been poorly understood. In order to evaluate the effects of change in the primary forest cover o...

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Look who's this week's Amazing Species!
Tuesday 14 February 2012

This week, the Critically Endangered pygmy sloth (Bradypus pygmaeus) 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 amazing little sloth!



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Course on the biology, maintenance and medicine of xenarthrans - Lima, Peru
Tuesday 07 February 2012

This theoretical and practical training course will be held (in Spanish) in Lima, Peru, March 30 to April 1, 2012. The objective is to offer updated knowledge on the biology, maintenance and medicine of xenarthrans to ensure the well-being of captive-kept individuals and the best techniques to perform field studies on these fascinating animals. It is directed toward researchers, professionals and wildlife technicians, biology and veterinary students, zoo and wildlife rehab center staff, as we...

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