Scavenging on sea turtle carcasses by multiple jaguars in Northwestern Costa Rica

@inproceedings{EscobarLasso2016ScavengingOS,
  title={Scavenging on sea turtle carcasses by multiple jaguars in Northwestern Costa Rica},
  author={S. Escobar-Lasso and M. Gil-Fern{\'a}ndez and H. Herrera and L. G. Fonseca and Eduardo Carrillo-Jim{\'e}nez and J. S{\'a}enz and G. Wong},
  year={2016}
}
  • S. Escobar-Lasso, M. Gil-Fernández, +4 authors G. Wong
  • Published 2016
  • Biology
  • Information on scavenging by jaguars is scarce, dispersed and little documented in the scientific literature, producing a shallow understanding of this phenomenon.  Therefore, the aim of this paper is to describe the behavior of multiple jaguars scavenging on single carcasses of olive ridley sea turtles ( Lepidochelys olivacea ) that died by jaguar predation.  The study was conducted at two beaches (Naranjo and Nancite) within the Santa Rosa National Park, Costa Rica.  We carried out morning… CONTINUE READING
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