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Pesticide exposure on sloths ( and ) in an agricultural landscape of Northeastern Costa Rica Bradypus variegatus Choloepus

@inproceedings{Vernica2014PesticideEO,
  title={Pesticide exposure on sloths ( and ) in an agricultural landscape of Northeastern Costa Rica Bradypus variegatus Choloepus},
  author={M. Ver{\'o}nica and Pinnock Branford and E. Cruz and K. Solano and Oscar Ram{\'i}rez},
  year={2014}
}
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 54 animals were sampled: 42 wild sloths captured at an agricultural landscape and 12 captive animals from a rescue center. Pesticides' active ingredients were determined in three sample matrices: hair, aqueous mixture (paws' wash) and cotton gauze (mouth clean) based on multiresidue gas chromatography… Expand

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