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Population status, connectivity, and conservation action for the endangered Baird's tapir
Schank, Cody J. (autor) ; Cove, Michael V. (autor) ; Arima, Eugenio Y. (autor) ; Brandt, Laroy S. E. (autor) ; Brenes Mora, Esteban (autor) ; Carver, Andrew (autor) ; Diaz Pulido, Angelica (autora) ; Estrada, Nereyda (autora) ; Foster, Rebecca J. (autora) ; Godínez Gómez, Oscar (autor) ; Harmsen, Bart J. (autor) ; Jordan, Christopher A. (autor) ; Keitt, Timothy H. (autor) ; Kelly, Marcella J. (autora) ; Sáenz Méndez, Joel (autor) ; Mendoza Ramírez, Eduardo (autor) ; Meyer, Ninon France Victoire (autora) ; Pozo Montuy, Gilberto (autor) ; Naranjo Piñera, Eduardo Jorge (autor) (1963-) ; Nielsen, Clayton K. (autor) ; O´Farril Cruz, Elsa Georgina (autora) ; Reyna Hurtado, Rafael Ángel (autor) ; Rivero Hernández, Crysia Marina (autora) ; Carvajal Sánchez, José Pablo (autor) ; Singleton, Maggie (autora) ; Torre, J. Antonio de la (autor) ; Wood, Margot A. (autora) ; Young, Kenneth R. (autor) ; Miller, Jennifer A. (autora) ;
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Contenido en: Biological Conservation Volumen 245, número 108501 (May 2020), p. 1-12 ISSN: 0006-3207
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Although many large mammals currently face significant threats that could lead to their extinction, resources for conservation are often scarce, resulting in the need to develop efficient plans to prioritize conservation actions. We combined several methods in spatial ecology to identify the distribution of the endangered Baird's tapir across its range from southern Mexico to northern Colombia. Twenty-eight habitat patches covering 23% of the study area were identified, harboring potentially 62% or more of the total population for this flagship species. Roughly half of the total area is under some form of protection, while most of the remaining habitat (~70%) occurs in indigenous/local communities. The network with maximum connectivity created from these patches contains at least one complete break (in Mexico between Selva El Ocote and Selva Lacandona) even when considering the most generous dispersal scenario. The connectivity analysis also highlighted a probable break at the Panama Canal and high habitat fragmentation in Honduras. In light of these findings, we recommend the following actions to facilitate the conservation of Baird's tapir: 1) protect existing habitat by strengthening enforcement in areas already under protection, 2) work with indigenous territories to preserve and enforce their land rights, and help local communities maintain traditional practices; 3) re-establish connections between habitat patches that will allow for connectivity across the species' distribution; 4) conduct additional noninvasive surveys in patches with little or no species data; and 5) collect more telemetry and genetic data on the species to estimate home range size, dispersal capabilities, and meta-population structure.


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Precipitous decline of white-lipped peccary populations in Mesoamerica
Thornton, Daniel (autor) ; Reyna Hurtado, Rafael Ángel (autor) ; Perera Romero, Lucy (autora) ; Radachowsky, Jeremy (autor) ; Hidalgo Mihart, Mircea Gabriel (autor) ; García Anleu, Rony (autor) ; McNab, Roan (autor) ; Mcloughlin, Lee (autor) ; Foster, Rebecca (autora) ; Harmsen, Bart (autor) ; Moreira Ramírez, José Fernando (autor) ; Diaz Santos, Fabricio (autor) ; Jordan, Christopher A. (autor) ; Salom Pérez, Roberto (autor) ; Meyer, Ninon France Victoire (autor) ; Castañeda, Franklin (autor) ; Elvir Valle, Fausto Antonio (autor) ; Ponce Santizo, Gabriela (autora) ; Amit, Ronit (autora) ; Arroyo Arce, Stephanny (autora) ; Thomson, Ian (autor) ; Moreno, Ricardo (autor) ; Schank, Cody J. (autor) ; Arroyo Gerala, Paulina (autora) ; Bárcenas, Horacio V. (autor) ; Brenes Mora, Esteban (autor) ; Calderón, Ana Patricia (autora) ; Cove, Michael V. (autor) ; Gómez Hoyos, Diego (autor) ; González Maya, José F. (autor) ; Guy, Danny (autor) ; Hernández Jiménez, Gerobuam (autor) ; Hofman, Maarten (autor) ; Kays, Roland (autor) ; King, Travis (autor) ; Martinez Menjivar, Marcio Arnoldo (autor) ; Maza, Javier de la (autor) ; León Pérez, Rodrigo (autor) ; Ramos, Víctor Hugo (autor) ; Rivero Hernández, Crysia Marina (autora) ; Romo Asunción, Sergio (autor) ; Juárez López, Rugieri (autor) ; Jesús de la Cruz, Alejandro (autor) ; De la Torre, Jesús Antonio (autor) ; Towns, Valeria (autora) ; Schipper, Jan (autor) ; Portillo Reyes, Hector Orlando (autor) ; Artavia, Adolfo (autor) ; Hernández Pérez, Edwin Luis Oswaldo (autor) ; Martínez, Wilber (autor) ; Urquhart, Gerald R. (autor) ; Quigley, Howard (autor) ; Pardo, Lain E. (autor) ; Sáenz, Joel C. (autor) ; Sanchez, Khiavett (autora) ; Polisar, John (autor) ;
Contenido en: Biological Conservation Vol. 242, no. 108410 (2020), p. 1-12 ISSN: 0006-3207
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Large mammalian herbivores are experiencing population reductions and range declines. However, we lack regional knowledge of population status for many herbivores, particularly in developing countries. Addressing this knowledge gap is key to implementing tailored conservation strategies forspecies whose population declines are highly variable across their range. White-lipped peccaries (Tayassupecari) are important ecosystem engineers in Neotropical forests and are highly sensitive to human disturbance. Despite maintaining a wide distributional range, white-lipped peccaries are experiencing substantial population declines in some portions of their range.We examined the regional distribution and population status of the species in Mesoamerica. We used a combination of techniques, including expert-based mapping and assessment of population status, and data-driven distribution modelling techniques to determine the status and range limits of white-lipped peccaries. Our analysis revealed declining and highly isolated populations of peccaries across Mesoamerica, with a range reduction of 87% from historic distribution and 63% from current IUCN range estimates for the region. White-lipped peccary distribution is affected by indices of human influence and forest cover, and more restricted than other sympatric large herbivores, with their largest populations confined to transboundary reserves. To conserve white-lipped peccaries in Mesoamerica, transboundary efforts will be needed that focus on both forest conservation and hunting management, increased cross-border coordination, and reconsideration of country and regional conservation priorities. Our methodology to detail regional white-lipped peccary status could be employed on other poorly-known large mammals.