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Edentata 18 has been published!
Friday 15 December 2017

Dear friends and colleagues,
We are pleased to announce another issue of Edentata! As always, you can download it free of charge from Edentata's website.
This new issue includes 12 interesting articles about the conservation of xenarthrans. Among others, you will find updates on the distribution of these fascinating species in Mexico, Argentina, Brazil, and Uruguay; an analysis of priority areas for the conservation of giant anteaters in Colombia; and a review of the effect of roadk...

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New publication: Handbook of sloth husbandry, medicine and rehabilitation (in Spanish)
Wednesday 13 December 2017

The objective of working in common in Latin America should be to share experiences in the hope of improving our profession. Publications appearing in English produced under controlled Zoological conditions do little to improve the status of zoological medicine in the field.
By publishing and distributing this handbook at no cost, Drs Camila Dünner Oliger and Gabriel Pastor Nicolai advance into a small and select group of Xenarthra contributors and researchers, those who truly contri...

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New study validates four species designations and describes three new species of Cyclopes
Wednesday 13 December 2017

The taxonomy of Cyclopes didactylus is marked by a confusing history of new names, with few or no references to types, and new subspecies without any verified geographic correspondence. Our Specialist Group member Flávia Miranda and colleagues reviewed the taxonomy of the genus Cyclopes using an integrative approach that combines morphological, morphometric and molecular data.
In their paper entitled “Taxonomic review of the genus Cyclopes Gray, 1821 (Xenarthra: Pil...

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Another article In Press!
Wednesday 15 November 2017

We’re on a roll! We have just released another Article In Press!
The Short Communication entitled “Distribución y comentarios sobre el cabasú chaqueño Cabassous chacoensis (Wetzel, 1980) en el noroeste argentino” (Distribution and comments about the Chacoan naked-tailed armadillo Cabassous chacoensis (Wetzel, 1980) in north-western Argentina) by Oscar Bernardo Quiroga, Juan Pablo Juliá and María Leandra Garc&iacut...

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New Article In Press about the effect of roadkills on xenarthrans
Tuesday 14 November 2017

We’ve uploaded another article in press to Edentata’s website: “The effect of roadkills on the persistence of xenarthran populations: the case of the Brazilian Cerrado” is authored by Paulo Ribeiro, Jefferson Eduardo Silveira Miranda and Danielle Rodrigues de Araújo. Enjoy!

Here’s one more article in press!
Thursday 19 October 2017

We’ve just uploaded another article in press to Edentata’s website!
We hope you’ll like the article “Uso antropogénico, hábitat, abundancia y hábitos alimentarios del armadillo de nueve bandas (Dasypus novemcinctus) en el centro y sur del estado de Veracruz, México” (Anthropogenic use, habitat, abundance, and feeding habits of the nine-banded armadillo (Dasypus novemcinctus) in central and southern Veracruz, Mexi...

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New Article In Press
Tuesday 17 October 2017

We’ve just uploaded another article in press to Edentata’s website: “Evaluación del comportamiento agonista de quirquinchos andinos (Chaetophractus vellerosus) en el Zoológico Municipal Vesty Pakos, La Paz, Bolivia” (Evaluation of agonistic behavior of Andean hairy armadillos (Chaetophractus vellerosus) at Municipal Zoo Vesty Pakos, La Paz, Bolivia) is authored by Paola De la Quintana, Grace Ledezma and Luis F. Pacheco.
We hope you ...

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New Article in Press
Tuesday 10 October 2017

We’ve released a new Article In Press entitled “Presença e importância do tatu-canastra, Priodontes maximus (Kerr, 1792), na maior área protegida do leste do Estado de Mato Grosso do Sul, Brasil” (Presence and importance of giant armadillos, Priodontes maximus (Kerr, 1792), in the largest protected area in the Eastern Mato Grosso do Sul State, Brazil), by Gabriel Fávero Massocato and Arnaud L. J. Desbiez. You’ll find it on th...

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