Blog

Black bears' day beds

Recently accepted in Wildlife Biology, is a paper examining den abandonment and the use of day beds during the transition into and out of hibernation by black bears on the island of Newfoundland. Nathaniel D. Rayl, Todd K. Fuller, John F. Organ, John E. McDonald, Jr., Robert D...

Cat impact on wildlife

Do domestic cats have any impact on the wildlife around them? Or do they supplied food prevent from hunting themselves? Find out more in Ferreira et al's study "Domestic cat predation on Neotropical species in an insular Atlantic Forest remnant in southeastern Brazil" in...

Strategies to protect riparian forest against damage caused by capybaras.

Capybara (Figure 1) damage is closely associated with proximity to water bodies and forested areas ( Figure 2 ) Figure 2 : The capybaras footprints in slope, close to the riparian forest The Capybara's population has increased in riparian forest as a result of the lack of...

Wildlife in our backyard!!

What do people think about having marmosets in their backyard? Happy to feed them? Afraind of diseases? And how does interactions with humans affect Marmoset population biology? Find out in the Wildlife Biology paper " Wildlife in our backyard: interactions between Wied's...

Human impacts on capercaille in Scotland

How much do we humans effect the populations of wild animals in the woods? An important issue when it comes to endangered species! Robert Moss and his co-workes have studied human influences on populations of capercaillie in Scotland. Learn more in their paper "Walking iImpacts...