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How to mask human scent

Camera traps have become a widely used survey tool that is implemented to answer a variety of ecological questions. In all types of camera trap studies, maximizing detection of wildlife is an important concern, and there are many methodological biases that have to be addressed...

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...