Changes to the conservation status and the distribution of the world´s small carnivores

This list gets periodical updates, including new assessments for new species or those that were not previously assessed, and accounting for changes to the conservation status of all previously-assessed species, including both genuine and nongenuine changes. These assessments are, in most cases, coordinated by the IUCN SSC Specialist Groups, in the hands of the appointed Red List Authorities, which helps maintain Red Lists...

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Multi‑criteria spatial identification of carnivore conservation areas under data scarcity and conflict: a jaguar case study in Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta, Colombia

Knowledge about carnivore species in data-poor countries, such as Colombia, is scarce which has the potential to result in poor landscape planning decisions. We present a multi-criteria spatial identification tool for conservation and management areas, focused on Jaguars (Panthera onca) in the Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta, in northern Colombia

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Phytotelmata selection by anurans and implications for their conservation at Las Tablas Protected Zone, Costa Rica

Phytotelmata represent an important microhabitat in tropical forests since these plants provide shelter for many vertebrate species and are essential for their survival.We strongly suggest preserving phytotelmata along the river banks of the Cotón river, avoiding their elimination as part of maintenance works of neighboring farms. This can be a preliminary measure for the effective implementation of the current...

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From hope to alert: demography of a remnant population of the Critically Endangered Atelopus varius from Costa Rica

Las Ranas Arlequín han sufrido declives severos en el Neotrópico. Presentamos una evaluación poblacional para una población recientemente descubierta de Atelopus varius de Costa Rica. Usando métodos de marca-recaptura desde septiembre de 2011 hasta febrero de 2013, estimamos parámetros de supervivencia y reclutamiento usando modelos Cormack-Jolly-Seber. Obtuvimos 222 capturas y estimamos bajas tasas de reclutamiento y alta ‘antigüedad’ (seniority)....

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MINERAL-LICK USE BY CHOLOEPUS HOFFMANNI (PILOSA: MEGALONYCHIDAE) AT LAS CRUCES BIOLOGICAL STATION, COTO BRUS, COSTA RICA

Hasta la fecha, solo existe un registro del consumo de minerales en perezosos (i.e., Choloepus didactylus) en Ecuador. Aquí presentamos el primer registro del consumo mineral para C. hoffmanni en una selva tropical en Costa Rica. Este comportamiento se ha asociado principalmente con procesos de desintoxicación en herbívoros, pero no existe evidencia de tales necesidades en perezosos.

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El Oso Andino en el Macizo de Chingaza

El Oso de los Andes, el Oso de Chingaza, cada vez encuentra más retos y amenazas para su supervivencia, por lo que este libro honra su existencia y busca ser parte de su voz, para que más colombianos entendamos su valor, singularidad y poco a poco aseguremos que siga encontrando espacios para brindar su incalculable servicio al mundo...

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A hundred years later: new record of the rare Cryptotis tamensis (Soricidae: Mammalia) from Tama National Natural Park, Colombia

Our record adds one new specimen to the species collection after at least 100 years, highlighting the survival of the species on the Tama massif. Although this record is not remarkable in terms of range or elevational extension, given the scarcity of information and even specimens, we considered this a noteworthy addition to the already scarce species knowledge, especially by confirming still its...

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