The Charismatic Giant Anteater (Myrmecophaga tridactyla): A Famous John Doe?

@inproceedings{Diniz2012TheCG,
  title={The Charismatic Giant Anteater (Myrmecophaga tridactyla): A Famous John Doe?},
  author={M. F. Diniz and Daniel Brito},
  year={2012}
}
  • M. F. Diniz, Daniel Brito
  • Published 2012
  • Biology
  • Abstract Species conservation depends on biological knowledge. This study evaluates the current level of scientific knowledge of the giant anteater (Myrmecophaga tridactyla). We conducted a bibliographic search in Web of Science and in Edentata and recovered 81 articles related to the species, scattered throughout 47 journals. Ecology represents the most studied research theme (25 articles) and only 12 articles focus on conservation. There are more in situ (48 articles) than ex situ (32… CONTINUE READING
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