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The Status of the World's Land and Marine Mammals: Diversity, Threat, and Knowledge
Knowledge of mammalian diversity is still surprisingly disparate, both regionally and taxonomically. Here, we present a comprehensive assessment of the conservation status and distribution of theExpand
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Baird's tapir density in high elevation forests of the Talamanca region of Costa Rica.
Baird's tapir (Tapirus bairdii) is currently endangered throughout its neotropical range with an expected population decline >50% in the next 30 years. We present the first density estimation ofExpand
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Renewing hope: the rediscovery of Atelopus varius in Costa Rica
More than 90% of harlequin frog species (Atelopus spp.), endemic to the Americas, are currently threatened with extinction. We report the discovery of the only currently known breeding population ofExpand
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The jaguar's spots are darker than they appear: assessing the global conservation status of the jaguar Panthera onca
Abstract The IUCN Red List is widely used to guide conservation policy and practice. However, in most cases the evaluation of a species using IUCN Red List criteria takes into account only the globalExpand
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Elevational Distribution and Abundance of Baird's Tapir (Tapirus bairdii) at different Protection Areas in Talamanca Region of Costa Rica
Baird’s tapir, Tapirus bairdii, is distributed from lowlands to 3600 m from Mexico to Colombia. In Costa Rica the species was distributed across the entire country, but currently its precluded toExpand
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Morphometric analysis of the Rio Apaporis Caiman (Reptilia, Crocodylia, Alligatoridae).
Caiman crocodilus apaporiensis has been considered by several authors as an extreme of morphological variation within the Caiman crocodilus complex. Here, we evaluate its position in the CaimanExpand
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Cambios recientes a la lista de los mamíferos de Colombia
Due to the progress in the development of research of various kinds involving mammals, changes in the richness of species registered in the national territory are reported every year. A notableExpand
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Effectiveness of Protected Areas for Representing Species and Populations of Terrestrial Mammals in Costa Rica
Costa Rica has one of the greatest percentages (26%) of protected land in the world. The National Protected Areas System (NPAS) of Costa Rica was established in 1976 and currently includes >190Expand
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Ocelot density in the caribbean slope of the Talamanca region, Costa Rica
Ocelot Leopardus pardalis is one of the most widespread species in Ameri- ca. Nevertheless, its ecology, distribution and population status are not well known in sev- eral countries, including CostaExpand
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Spatial patterns of species richness and functional diversity in Costa Rican terrestrial mammals: implications for conservation
Aim Functional diversity is a relatively recent approach to quantify species diversity and may provide a better understanding of the linkages between biological diversity and ecosystemExpand
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