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Article In Press with some thoughts about research priorities for xenarthrans
Thursday 22 August 2013

We’ve released a new Article In Press entitled “Beyond natural history: some thoughts about research priorities in the study of xenarthrans”. As always, you will find it at Edentata’s website. Many thanks to the authors, W. J. Loughry y Colleen M. McDonough, for their very interesting contribution !

New Article In Press on chemical restraint of Priodontes maximus
Tuesday 20 August 2013

We’ve just uploaded another article in press to Edentata’s website: “Inmovilización química de tres tatú carreta (Priodontes maximus) en cautiverio” (Chemical restraint of three giant armadillos (Priodontes maximus) in captivity) by Martín Falzone, Raúl Zalazar, Gustavo Gachen, Martín Gaubeca and Andrés Palmerio. We hope you like it!


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Article in Press on new occurrence records of Chaetophractus villosus in Argentina
Sunday 18 August 2013

We’ve released a new Article In Press entitled “Nuevos datos de presencia de Chaetophractus villosus en la cuenca del río Carcarañá, sur de la provincia de Santa Fe, Argentina” (New occurrence records of Chaetophractus villosus in the Carcarañá River basin, southern Santa Fe province, Argentina), by Pablo G. Rimoldi and Agustín M. Abba. You’ll find it on the Edentata website. Enjoy!


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The deadline for submitting manuscripts for Edentata 14 is approaching!
Monday 01 July 2013

Are you looking for a place to publish your research on xenarthrans? The deadline for submitting manuscripts for the next issue of Edentata, the Newsletter of the IUCN SSC Anteater, Sloth and Armadillo Specialist Group, is August 1st, 2013.
Please visit Edentata's website for additional information on the scope of our Newsletter, to download the Instructions to Authors, and to have a look at all the interesting articles that have been published in previous issues!
We are looking f...

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Everything you always wanted to know about Dasypus novemcinctus (but were afraid to ask)
Wednesday 20 March 2013

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 ...

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2nd International Sloth Meeting, Suriname
Tuesday 05 March 2013

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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The lesser anteater is an Amazing Species!
Tuesday 29 January 2013

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!

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Our Christmas present for you: Edentata 13!
Sunday 16 December 2012

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...

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