Oso Andino

El Oso Andino Guardián de los Bosques

Una de las especies más sobresalientes, e incluso uno de los principales representantes de los ecosistemas andinos es el Oso Andino u Oso de Anteojos (Tremarctos ornatus), el cual se encuentra categorizado como en estado Vulnerable a la extinción, según la Lista Roja de Especies Amenazadas de la UICN (Unión Internacional para la Conservación de la Naturaleza). Los asentamientos...

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Neotropical

Distribution of mammal functional diversity in the Neotropical realm: Influence of land-use and extinction risk

Functional diversity represents a measure of diversity that incorporates the role of species in an ecosystem, and therefore its dynamics and resilience. Assessing its drivers and spatial variation represents an important step forward in our understanding of functional ecosystem dynamics and it is also necessary to achieve a comprehensive conservation planning. In this paper, we assessed mammal functional diversity...

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zorrillo

First confirmed record of the Striped Hog-nosed Skunk Conepatus semistriatus from peri-urban Bogotá, Colombia

The Striped Hog-nosed Skunk Conepatus semistriatus is widespread Neotropical carnivore species, with a disjunct distribution from Mexico to Brazil. Poorly known across its range, in Colombia the species is mostly known only from scarce and sporadic records, but with no information for most aspects of its ecology or conservation status. Here we present the first record of the species...

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