Argentina's Pampas Carnivores
- Argentina's Pampas Carnivores. // Earthwatch Institute Journal;2002 Research & Exploration, Vol. 21 Issue 3, p50
Explores the human impact on the prairies of Argentina. Measurement of carnivore status; Protection of the Argentinean grasslands; Survey and evaluation of species.
- Argentina's Pampas Carnivores. // Earthwatch Institute Journal;2001 Research & Exploration, Vol. 20 Issue 1, p74
Describes the Earthwatch project which will be led by Doctor Mauro Lucherini, Estela Luengos Vidal, Diego Birochio and Claudia Manfredi to study the impact of carnivores on prairies in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Background to the study; Activities for the participants; Field conditions.
- Argentina's Pampas Carnivores. // Earthwatch Institute Journal;Jan2004, Vol. 23 Issue 1, p46
Argentina boasts 338 mammal species with a fifth of them endangered and fully 11 percent of the world's mammalian carnivore species. Many live in the pampas, once a sea of grass extending as far as the eye could see. Europeans, however, saw the pampas as rangeland and cropland and viewed its...
- Undertakers of the Deep. Dybas, Cheryl Lyn // Natural History;Nov99, Vol. 108 Issue 9, p40
Discusses the species that feed on the body of a dead whale. Creatures' source of energy; Animals that coexist with mussels on the bones.
- Feeding behaviour in free-ranging, large African carnivores. Van Balkenburgh, Blaire; Bowyer, R. Terry // Journal of Mammalogy;Feb96, Vol. 77 Issue 1, p240
Presents a study on the feeding behavior of large African carnivores. Species used in the study; Comparison of the species' carnivores.
- Phylogenetic Relationships of Wildlife Order Carnivora in Thailand Inferred from the Internal Transcribed Spacer Region. Arunrat Chaveerach; Nattapong Srisamoot; Suporn Nuchadomrong; Nison Sattayasai; Prapansak Chaveerach; Alongkoad Tanomtong; Krit Pinthong // Journal of Biological Sciences;2008, Vol. 8 Issue 2, p278
The genetic relationship of 20 Carnivora species in Thailand was determined based on sequence analysis of the Internal Transcribed Spacer (ITS) region of ribosomal DNA. Aligned sequences of the complete ITS region obtained from the 20 taxa and two primate outgroups resulted in 890 characters...
- Mexican forest carnivores. // Earthwatch: The Journal of Earthwatch Institute;May/Jun95, Vol. 14 Issue 3, p27
Describes the Earthwatch project about mammal societies and forest carnivores led by Carlos Lopez Gonzalez, Alberto Gonzalez Romero and Doctor John Laundre which will take place in Chamela, Jalisco, Mexico. Activities; Field conditions; Costs.
- Animal Welfare: Captivity effects on wide-ranging carnivores. Clubb, Ros; Mason, Georgia // Nature;10/2/2003, Vol. 425 Issue 6957, p473
Some species - ring-tailed lemurs and snow leopards, for example - apparently thrive in captivity, whereas others, such as Asian elephants and polar bears, are prone to problems that include poor health, repetitive stereotypic behaviour and breeding difficulties. Here we investigate this...
- Oceans of Grass. Zoehfeld, Kathleen Weidner // Ask;Feb2013, Vol. 12 Issue 2, p6
The article describes the North American prairie, including information on the grasses that grow and animals that live in the area.