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Jaguars (Panthera onca) increase kill utilization rates and share prey in response to seasonal fluctuations in nesting green turtle (Chelonia mydas mydas) abundance in Tortuguero National Park, Costa…
Jaguar (Panthera onca) predation of green turtles (Chelonia mydas mydas) is now a common occurrence in Tortuguero National Park, Costa Rica. The abundance of green turtles during nesting season… Expand
Habitat features influencing jaguar Panthera onca (Carnivora: Felidae) occupancy in Tortuguero National Park, Costa Rica.
- S. Arroyo-Arce, J. Guilder, Roberto Salom-Pérez
- Geography, Medicine
- Revista de biologia tropical
- 1 December 2014
Habitat characteristics and human activities are known to play a major role in the occupancy of jaguars Panthera onca across their range, however the key variables influencing jaguar distribution in… Expand
First record of jaguar ( Panthera onca ) predation on a loggerhead sea turtle ( Caretta caretta ) in Tortuguero National Park, Costa Rica
1758) is considered a highly migratory species, distributed in tropical, subtropical and temperate waters (Bolten and Witherington, 2003; Wallace et al., 2010). It is categorized as a vulnerable… Expand
Impact of jaguar Panthera onca (Carnivora: Felidae) predation on marine turtle populations in Tortuguero, Caribbean coast of Costa Rica.
Little is known about the effects of jaguars on the population of marine turtles nesting in Tortuguero National Park, Costa Rica. This study assessed jaguar predation impact on three species of… Expand
King Vulture ( Sarcoramphus papa ) scavenging at green turtle ( Chelonia mydas ) carcasses in Tortuguero National Park, Costa Rica
Intestinal parasites found in fecal samples of wild cats of Costa Rica.
Precipitous decline of white-lipped peccary populations in Mesoamerica
Abstract Large mammalian herbivores are experiencing population reductions and range declines. However, we lack regional knowledge of population status for many herbivores, particularly in developing… Expand
Relative abundance and activity patterns of terrestrial mammalian species, in Barra del Colorado Wildlife Refuge, Costa Rica
Relatively little information has been generated regarding the mammal diversity of Barra del Colorado Wildlife Refuge, Costa Rica. This study assessed relative abundance and activity patterns of some… Expand
Feeding habits of the jaguar Panthera onca (Carnivora: Felidae) in Tortuguero National Park, Costa Rica
Although dietary studies are considered an important conservation tool, few studies have assessed jaguar ( Panthera onca ) diet in Costa Rica. Therefore, this study describes the diet composition of… Expand