Natural History Notes on Interactions and Abnormal Coloration in Carnivores in the Araucaria Forest, Southern Brazil

Izar Aximoff, Marcelo Hübel, Antônio Carlos de Freitas, Clarissa Rosa, Anthony Caravaggi

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Carnivores typically exhibit cryptic behavior, which makes it difficult to study the ecology of species in this group. Camera trap bycatch can be a valuable source of important opportunistic records. In this short communication, we present rare records of carnivores in southern Brazil. The first record was of a tayra (Mustelidae) with anomalous coloration known as leucism. Other records were of a possible attempted predation event by two free-ranging dogs on lowland tapir (Perissodactyla, Tapiridae), a threatened species. Our remaining notable records consisted of intra and interspecific interactions of endangered felids (puma, ocelot and southern tiger cat).

Iaith wreiddiolSaesneg
Tudalennau (o-i)862-870
Nifer y tudalennau9
CyfnodolynOecologia Australis
Cyfrol25
Rhif cyhoeddi4
Dynodwyr Gwrthrych Digidol (DOIs)
StatwsCyhoeddwyd - 5 Ebr 2021

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