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Ecology and Conservation of Baird's Tapir in Mexico
Baird's tapir (Tapirus bairdii) is endangered primarily because of habitat loss and fragmentation, and overhunting throughout its distribution range (ca. 21,000 km2) in the Mexican states ofExpand
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Subsistence hunting by three ethnic groups of the Lacandon Forest, Mexico
-This study compares hunting practices and preferences of Lacandon, Tzeltal, and Mestizo hunters from five communities adjacent to Montes Azules Biosphere Reserve in the Lacandon Forest, Chiapas,Expand
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Source-sink systems and conservation of hunted ungulates in the Lacandon Forest, Mexico
Abstract Native ungulate species constitute an important source of protein for Mesoamerican subsistence hunters. In this study, we (1) provide evidence supporting the hypothesis that source–sinkExpand
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Distribution, habitat and adaptability of the genus Tapirus.
In this manuscript, as a starting point, the ancient and current distribution of the genus Tapirus are summarized, from its origins, apparently in Europe, to current ranges. Subsequently, originalExpand
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Landscape and patch attributes impacting medium- and large-sized terrestrial mammals in a fragmented rain forest
Understanding the response of biodiversity to land-use changes is an important challenge for ecologists. We assessed the effects offive landscape metrics (forest cover, number of patches, edgeExpand
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Primates in Agroecosystems: Conservation Value of Some Agricultural Practices in Mesoamerican Landscapes
Alejandro Estrada Estacion de Biologia Los Tuxtlas, Instituto de Biologia, Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico, Mexico. Joel Saenz Programa Regional de Manejo de Vida Silvestre, UniversidadExpand
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Wildlife uses and hunting patterns in rural communities of the Yucatan Peninsula, Mexico
BackgroundSubsistence hunting is a traditional practice providing food and many other goods for households in the Yucatan Peninsula, southeast Mexico. Economic, demographic, and cultural change inExpand
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Hunting and the conservation of a social ungulate: the white-lipped peccary Tayassu pecari in Calakmul, Mexico.
The white-lipped peccary Tayassu pecari is a social ungulate that forms the largest groups documented for any tropical forest ungulate species. Since the 1950s the species has become increasinglyExpand
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Resumen: Entre mayo de 1998 y mayo de 1999 se estimaron la densidad, abundancia relativa y distribucion del pecari de collar ( Tayasu tajacu ), senso ( Tayassu pecari ), tapir ( Tapirus bairdii ),Expand
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The Rodent Trade of Tzeltal Indians of Oxchuc, Chiapas, Mexico
Wildlife has always been an important natural resource for human societies to satisfy their need for food, clothing, medicine, tools, fuel, and ritual objects (Fa et al. 2002; P?rez-Gil et al. 1995).Expand
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