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Genetic structure of the wild boar population in Portugal: Evidence of a recent bottleneck
Abstract The present study assesses the degree of genetic structure and the presence of recent genetic bottlenecks in the wild boar population in Portugal. One hundred and ten individuals wereExpand
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The Araguaia River as an Important Biogeographical Divide for Didelphid Marsupials in Central Brazil.
The riverine barrier model suggests that rivers play a significant role in separating widespread organisms into isolated populations. In this study, we used a comparative approach to investigate theExpand
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From north to south and back: the role of the Balkans and other southern peninsulas in the recolonization of Europe by wild boar
Aim We analysed mitochondrial DNA (mtDNA) variation in wild boar (Sus scrofa) in the Balkans, including individuals from the northern Dinaric Balkans, an area that had not previously beenExpand
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Small mammals in the diet of barn owls, Tyto alba (Aves: Strigiformes) along the mid-Araguaia river in central Brazil
We collected and analyzed 286 Barn owl, Tyto alba (Scopoli, 1769), pellets from two nests in different environments along the mid-Araguaia River in central Brazil. Our analyses revealed that theseExpand
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Small mammals of the mid-Araguaia River in central Brazil, with the description of a new species of climbing rat
The mid-Araguaia River basin in central Brazil is considered a priority area for biodiversity conservation, and Parque Estadual do Cantao (PEC) is one of the most important protected areas in thisExpand
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Pipe refuge occupancy by herpetofauna in the Amazonia/Cerrado ecotone
We evaluated the usefulness of arboreal pipe refuges for studying Neotropical herpetofauna, by quantifying the effects of microhabitat variables and pipe colouration on pipe occupancy rates. We usedExpand
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Y-chromosome STR haplotypes in East Timor: forensic evaluation and population data.
L. Souto *, L. Gusmao , E. Ferreira , A. Amorim , F. Corte-Real , D.N. Vieira e,f Centro de Biologia Celular, Universidade de Aveiro, Portugal Departamento de Biologia, Universidade de Aveiro,Expand
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Paths for colonization or exodus? New insights from the brown bear (Ursus arctos) population of the Cantabrian Mountains
Over the centuries, the geographical distribution of brown bear (Ursus arctos) across the Iberian Peninsula has been decreasing, with the species currently confined to North Iberia. The CantabrianExpand
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Mitochondrial DNA variability in populations from East Timor (Timor Leste)
In this study we continue the genetic characterization of human populations from East Timor, as previously started for autosomal STRs and Y STRs, with a preliminary report on mitochondrial DNAExpand
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Seasonally flooded stepping stones: emerging diversity of small mammal assemblage in the Amazonia-Cerrado ecotone, central Brazil
BackgroundSeasonally flooded natural forest fragments, so-called ipucas, in the Araguaia alluvial plain of the state of Tocantins, central Brazil, represent a peculiar landscape that is poorlyExpand
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