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The 2010 Anteater Red List Assessment
Abstract The IUCN/SSC Anteater, Sloth and Armadillo Specialist Group re-assessed the conservation status of the four extant anteater species in May 2010. Three species maintained their Least ConcernExpand
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The silky anteater Cyclopes didactylus is one of the least studied xenarthrans. Its range extends from tropical Mexico south into Central and South America. The aim of this study was to determine theExpand
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Yes, they can! Three-banded armadillos Tolypeutes sp. (Cingulata: Dasypodidae) dig their own burrows
It is believed that the two species of Tolypeutes Illiger, 1811are the only armadillos that do not dig their own burrows, and that these species simply re-use burrows dug by other species. Here, weExpand
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Taxonomic review of the genus Cyclopes Gray, 1821 (Xenarthra: Pilosa), with the revalidation and description of new species
Fil: Miranda, Flavia. Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais. Instituto de Ciencias Biologicas; Brasil. Projeto Tamandua; Brasil. Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais; Brasil
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Cyclopes didactylus (Pilosa: Cyclopedidae)
Abstract:  Cyclopes didactylus (Linnaeus, 1758) is a small, arboreal anteater commonly called the silky anteater. This nocturnal denizen of diverse forests has a disjunct range with a westernExpand
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NEOTROPICAL XENARTHRANS: a data set of occurrence of xenarthran species in the Neotropics.
Xenarthrans-anteaters, sloths, and armadillos-have essential functions for ecosystem maintenance, such as insect control and nutrient cycling, playing key roles as ecosystem engineers. Because ofExpand
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Prevalence of Leptospira interrogans antibodies in free-ranging Tayassu pecari of the Southern Pantanal, Brazil, an ecosystem where wildlife and cattle interact
We surveyed a wild population of white-lipped peccaries (Tayassu pecari) in the Brazilian Pantanal for evidence of Leptospira interrogans. Serum samples from 71 free-ranging T. pecari were obtainedExpand
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New records of Amblyomma goeldii (Acari: Ixodidae) and description of the nymphal stage.
Since its original description from the Amazonian region, the tick species Amblyomma goeldii Neumann, 1899 has been misidentified with Amblyomma rotundatum Koch, 1844 in different countries of theExpand
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Morphology of the tongue of Vermilingua (Xenarthra: Pilosa) and evolutionary considerations
The tongue of anteaters (Xenarthra, Pilosa, Vermilingua) is a highly specialized for myrmecophagy. Here, we describe the topography and histology of the tongue, and compare it to that of otherExpand
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