#South America

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Giant Armadillos are dedicated mothers

Not much is known about these gentle giants, but recent research suggests that the way Giant Armadillos reproduce may make […]

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Sugarcane plantations and deforestation threaten Brazil’s carnivores

Despite being overlooked in previous studies, coatis and ocelots can still be found in the Atlantic Forest of the Pernambuco Endemism Center (PEC), a biodiversity hotspot in Brazil. However, both species have low density, indicating severe population decline. New records highlight the importance of forest remnants to support the carnivorous fauna in this region.

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When a myth came true: Blindness in bats

Despite popular belief, bats are not blind. Their vision plays an important role in environmental recognition, and as a result […]

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Wild albino rodents? Researchers discover albino stump-tailed porcupine

You’re probably familiar with the albino lab mouse, which is a domestic phenotype that resulted from artificial selection and was […]

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