The giant armadillo (Priodontes maximus) in the argentine chaco

█  RESUMEN El tatú carreta (Priodontes maximus) en el Chaco argentino. El tatú carreta (Priodontes maximus) es una especie difícil de estudiar debido a sus hábitos nocturnos y fosoriales y a sus bajas densidades poblacionales. En Argentina no hay estudios poblacionales sistemáticos realizados previamente. Nuestro objetivo fue determinar la presencia, [...]

Echinococcus oligarthrus in the subtropical region of Argentina

█  ABSTRACT Echinococcosis is a parasitic zoonosis that is considered as a neglected disease by the World Health Organization. The species Echinococcus oligarthrus is one of the causative agents of Neotropical echinococcosis, which is a poorly understood disease that requires a complex medical examination, may threaten human life, and is frequently [...]

The challenge of jaguar conservation in the Atlantic Forest of South America

█  ABSTRACT The jaguar is the top predator of the Atlantic Forest (AF), which is a highly threatened biodiversity hotspot that occurs in Brazil, Paraguay and Argentina. By combining data sets from 14 research groups across the region, we determine the population status of the jaguar and propose a [...]