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Spatial ecology and conservation of two sloth species in a cacao landscape in limón, Costa Rica
The spatial ecology of sloths was studied in an agricultural landscape in Limón Province, Costa Rica. Two sloth species, the three-toed sloth (Bradypus variegatus) and the two-toed sloth (CholoepusExpand
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Hematology and Clinical Chemistry Values of Free-Ranging Basilisk Lizards (Basiliscus plumifrons) in Costa Rica
Abstract:  Twenty-three lizards were captured for this study, both males and females (12 males, 10 females, 1 undetermined), with a large range in body weights (40–286 g) appeared to be healthy basedExpand
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IMMOBILIZATION OF FREE-RANGING HOFFMANN'S TWO-TOED AND BROWN-THROATED THREE-TOED SLOTHS USING KETAMINE AND MEDETOMIDINE: A COMPARASION OF PHYSIOLOGIC PARAMETERS
Free-ranging Hoffmann's two-toed sloths (Choloepus hoffmanni; n=26) and brown-throated three-toed sloths (Bradypus variegatus; nequals;15) were manually captured and immobilized with 2.5 mg/kgExpand
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Temporal and spatial resource use by female three-toed sloths and their young in an agricultural landscape in Costa Rica.
The information on ecological behavior of wild sloths is very scarce. In this study we determined the home ranges and resources used by three adult female three-toed sloths (Bradypus variegatus) andExpand
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SEROSURVEY OF SELECTED ARBOVIRAL PATHOGENS IN FREE-RANGING, TWO-TOED SLOTHS (CHOLOEPUS HOFFMANNI) AND THREE-TOED SLOTHS (BRADYPUS VARIEGATUS) IN COSTA RICA, 2005–07
Abstract We screened for antibodies to 16 arboviruses in four populations of free-ranging sloths in Costa Rica. Blood samples were taken from 16 Hoffman's two-toed sloths (HTSs; Choloepus hoffmanni)Expand
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Home range and habitat use of Basiliscus plumifrons (Squamata: Corytophanidae) in an active Costa Rican cacao farm
The home range, habitat use, and distance from water sources were estimated for Basiliscus plumifrons in an agricultural matrix in Costa Rica. Using radio telemetry, four females and four males wereExpand
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Pesticide exposure on sloths (Bradypus variegatus and Choloepus hoffmanni) in an agricultural landscape of Northeastern Costa Rica.
Between 2005 and 2008, wild Bradypus variegatus and Choloepus hoffmanni inhabiting an agricultural landscape and captive animals from a rescue center in Northeastern Costa Rica were studied to assessExpand
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Pesticide exposure on sloths ( and ) in an agricultural landscape of Northeastern Costa Rica Bradypus variegatus Choloepus
Between 2005 and 2008, wild and inhabiting an agricultural landscape and captive animals from a rescue center in Northeastern Costa Rica were studied to assess exposure to pesticides. A total of 54Expand