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Archaeology of data and findings on interactions between Andean bears and mountain tapirs

In the framework of the Mountain Tapir Forever Project in Colombia, part of the work we carry out is focused on the collection and analysis of information, gathered in the past years by community monitoring groups through infrared cameras in the south of Huila Department. This work is in a sense a kind of data …

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A sanctuary for the conservation of the mountain tapir

It is often thought that the last alternative to save a species on the verge of extinction is to recover its last wild individuals and incorporate them into a captive breeding program, in the hope of succeeding and returning animals born in a controlled environment to their natural habitat. Although there are stories of relative …

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