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Deadline for submitting manuscripts to Edentata is approaching!
Friday 18 July 2014

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 15 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...

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New book on Armadillos of the eastern floodplains of Colombia!
Wednesday 18 June 2014

Armadillos de los Llanos Orientales is a very attractive popular book in Spanish, edited by Fernando Trujillo and Mariella Superina, which addresses one of the fundamental problems that armadillos are facing: the vast majority of the public is unaware of their existence; let alone their ecological niche or conservation situation. In a clear and simple language, and with abundant illustrations, the reader is introduced to the fascinating world of armadillos along 176 pages.
Armadillos de ...

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I protect the Brazilian three-banded armadillo!
Wednesday 21 May 2014
I protect the Brazilian three-banded armadillo! And you?
Wednesday 21 May 2014
New book on the Reintroduction of Giant Anteaters in Iberá Natural Reserve (Argentina)
Wednesday 16 April 2014

In 184 pages and with plenty of photographs, this book uses the voices of international scientists and novel local professionals to tell the story of the first reintroduction project with this mammal. It describes such key activities as getting legal permits, the rescue and rehabilitation of orphan or injured anteaters, the release and monitoring in the wild through telemetry and camera traps, and all the activities aimed to communicate and promote the species recovery to society. At the end,...

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Edentata 14 is now available!
Thursday 09 January 2014

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 14, you will find seven articles, four short communications and two field notes on a wide range of topics related to Xenarthra conservation.
Among many other relevant topics, this issue includes articles on the Xenarthra species of Argentina, Uruguay, Brazil and Col...

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Bradypus pygmaeus is now listed on CITES Appendix II
Sunday 24 November 2013

Great news: On November 20, 2013, the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) included the pygmy sloth Bradypus pygmaeus in CITES Appendix II. This will provide this Critically Endangered species increased protection from illegal trade.

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Article In Press about Cabassous tatouay and Tamandua tetradactyla in Uruguay
Sunday 10 November 2013

We’ve released a new Article In Press entitled “Distribución actual y potencial de Cabassous tatouay y Tamandua tetradactyla en el límite sur de su distribución: implicancias para su conservación en Uruguay” (Current and potential distribution of Cabassous tatouay and Tamandua tetradactyla in their southern range limit: conservation implications in Uruguay). As always, you will find it at Edentata’s website. Many thanks to the authors, Hugo ...

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