Video resumen de la campaña con cámaras trampa 2016 en el Bosque Atlántico. Proyecto Yaguareté y Carnivoros do Iguaçu.
A study led by researchers from Proyecto Yaguareté found that more than 85 percent of jaguar habitat was lost in the Atlantic Forest – the ecological region of nearly 2 million square kilometers that covers the Argentine province of Misiones, Paraguay and reaches the center of Brazil – and that populations currently resist at only [...]
On June 17th we started the 2nd Environmental Education Campaign to Conserve Jaguars in Gran Chaco. The biologist Silvia Benito, with Sebastian Cirignoli and biologist Facundo Robino toured the province of Formosa visiting 18 schools and places of the area. More than 400 children and youth participated in education and awareness activities focused on jaguars [...]
In these days, Patricia Mirol CONICET researcher biologist who works at the Argentine Museum of Natural Sciences Bernardino Rivadavia ( MACN ) was with the team of Proyecto Yaguarete . Patricia is a specialist in conservation genetics and applies the knowledge of the genome of mammals to protect endangered species . Together with Dr. Agustin [...]
Local and continental determinants of giant anteater (Myrmecophaga tridactyla) abundance: Biome, human and jaguar roles in population regulation
Verónica Quiroga, Andres Noss, Gabriel Boaglio y Mario Di Bitetti Mammalian Biology (2016) Abstract: The giant anteater (Myrmecophaga tridactyla) is currently found in a wide variety of habitats from Honduras to Argentina. Across this wide range, researchers have postulated that anteater populations are negatively affected by several factors, including hunting, habitat loss and fragmentation, fire, [...]
Aratirí, one of the male jaguar of the northern Misiones, surprised us again with its powerful ability to hunt. On Friday 11 March the Jaguar Project went to the Forest Reserve San Jorge after being notified of the finding of a dead tapir in the area with obvious signs of predation by a big cat. [...]
Verónica A. Quiroga, Andrew J. Noss, Agustín Paviolo, Gabriel I. Boaglio, Mario S. Di Bitetti Abstract The puma Puma concolor is the most widely distributed felid in the Americas. Although it utilizes humanmodified landscapes, its extensive territorial requirements,trophic needs, and real or perceived threats to livestock render the puma susceptible to conflict with humans. Our [...]