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A fatal attack on a child by a black caiman (Melanosuchus niger)
We describe a fatal attack by a black caiman (Melanosuchus niger) on an 11-year-old child with comments on the reptile's aggression mechanisms and the conditions under which this kind of incident takes place in the Amazon ...
Coati (Nasua nasua) Attacks on Humans: Case Report
(Elsevier B.V., 2010-12-01)
Coatis [including Nasua nasua, the ring-tailed coati], are medium-sized mammals widely distributed in the Americas. They are social animals, whose normal diet includes insects, fruits, and small vertebrates, and rarely ...
Human death caused by a giant anteater (Myrmecophaga tridactyla) in Brazil
(Elsevier B.V., 2014-12-01)
The fatal outcome of a defensive attack by a giant anteater (Myrmecophaga tridactyla) is reported. The attack occurred while the victim was hunting, and his dogs cornered the adult anteater, which assumed an erect, threatening ...
A fatal attack caused by a lowland tapir (Tapirus terrestris) in Southeastern Brazil
A 55-year-old man was attacked by a Brazilian tapir (Tapirus terrestris) after surprising and stabbing the animal in his corn plantation. The victim received deep bites in the thighs, neck, and cervical areas, resulting ...
Minimally invasive hysterectomy in Coatis (Nasua nasua)
Some wildlife species, such as coatis, have a high degree of adaptability to adverse conditions, such as fragmented urban forests, increasingly common on the world stage. The increase in the number of these mesopredators ...
Stress response assessment during translocation of captive-bred Greater Rheas into the wild
Translocation is an extensively used conservationtool that involves exposing animals to stressful situationsthat may influence the post-release survival. In thisstudy, 20 Greater Rhea (Rhea americana) adults hatchedand ...
Feline immunodeficiency virus and feline leukemia virus infection in free-ranging guignas (leopardus guigna) and sympatric domestic cats in human perturbed landscapes on Chiloé Island, Chile
(Wildlife Disease Association, 2015)
Feline immunodeficiency virus (FIV) and feline leukemia virus (FeLV) are two of the most common viruses affecting domestic cats (Felis catus). During the last two decades, reports show that both viruses also infect or ...
Antibody and cytokine serum levels in patients subjected to anti-rabies prophylaxis with serum-vaccination
Rabies is considered a fatal disease once clinical symptoms have developed. The aim of this study was to evaluate epidemiological aspects and immune response in patients attacked by domestic and wild animals and subjected ...
Almacenadores y frugívoros oportunistas: el papel de los mamíferos en la dispersión del algarrobo (Prosopis flexuosa DC) en el desierto del Monte, ArgentinaOpportunistic scatter hoarders and frugivores: the role of mammals in dispersing Prosopis flexuosa in the Monte desert, Argentina
(Asociación Española de Ecología Terrestre, 2015-12)
Los bosques de Prosopis flexuosa proporcionan múltiples bienes y servicios. Actualmente, sufren una fuerte retracción debido a un uso histórico extractivista y se hace necesario promover la conservación y el manejo sostenible ...
Differential expression of a novel gene in response to coronatine, methyl jasmonate, and wounding in the coi1 mutant of Arabidopsis
(Amer Soc Plant PhysiologistsRockvilleEUA, 1998)