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Tool use by an Amazonian primate

Published: Friday, 07 April 2017
Credit: Kelly Torralva

While monitoring caiman nests in the sustainable development reserve of Mamirauá for her masters project in Ecology, Kelly Torralva, observed a first-case tool use by a non-human primate in the Amazon. She monitored several caiman nest-mounds using camera-trapping to estimate the diversity and abundance of nest predators.

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The hidden diversity of Automolus infuscatus

Published: Friday, 17 March 2017
Credit: Eduardo Schultz

Furnariidae is one of the most diverse neotropical bird families, with high diversity of phenotypes and habitat use, with many cryptic species and several morphologically recognized genera that have been found to be paraphyletic.

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Call for proposals BDFFP/Thomas Lovejoy grants

Published: Tuesday, 07 March 2017
Credit: Richard Bierregaard

A new edition of the BDFFP's Thomas Lovejoy Research Supporting Program is open for proposals.

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