Leonardo Arias Bernal

Leonardo Arias Bernal
Fundacion Universitaria Agraria de Colombia · Faculty of Veterinary Medicine

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Additional affiliations
March 2020 - May 2021
Asociación Latinoamericana de Veterinarios de Fauna Silvestre - ALVEFAS
Position
  • CEO
Education
June 2006 - July 2008
El Bosque University
Field of study
  • Bioética

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Publications (44)
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Resumen Por medio de un muestreo con cámaras trampa entre marzo y mayo de 2017, se caracterizó el ensamblaje de mamíferos medianos y grandes de la Reserva Natural de la Sociedad Civil (RNSC) Jaime Duque, ubicado en la Sabana de Bogotá, departamento de Cundinamarca, Colombia. Se registraron seis especies incluyendo Nasuella olivacea, Leopardus tigri...
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El presente capitulo aborda la importancia de los animales en situaciones de emergencias y desastres. Adicionalmente, aborda algunos aspectos que deben considerarse por los diferentes actores locales y nacionales al presentarse estos incidentes como el rol de los animales en la sociedad, el manejo y comportamiento en desastres, cómo es su impacto...
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The 62 protected areas managed by Colombia's National Natural Parks protect a large number of endemic, resident and migratory wild species that constantly interact with each other, with domestic species and/or with human communities, which could affect the state of the health of individuals and populations. Furthermore, the fact that historically f...
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As evidenced by numerous case reports from zoos, neoplasia in felids is common, but most reports are limited to Panthera species in North America or Europe. In order to obtain a wider epidemiologic understanding of neoplasia distribution, necropsy records at seven facilities (USA, Mexico, Colombia, Peru, and Brazil) were evaluated. In contrast to o...
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Dentro del campo de la medicina de las mascotas no convencionales, el clínico se enfrenta en ocasiones a atender animales que no son comunes en su práctica profesional, tal es el caso de los artrópodos conocidos como tarántulas. A continuación se aportará información básica sobre la medicina de artrópodos, área que ha venido siendo estudiada más a...
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El plomo es uno de los metales pesados más tóxicos para los seres vivos, lo cual constituye una problemática a escala global. Este metal se encuentra de manera natural en el medio ambiente. Puede permanecer por largos periodos en tejidos animales y producir alteraciones fisiológicas, comportamentales e incluso la muerte. Uno de los grupos taxonómic...
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Durante los días 5 y 9 de abril de 2018, entre las 17h00 y 18h00 aproximadamente, se realizaron avistamientos de un individuo macho aislado con signos compatibles con acariasis severa en la misma localidad (9°31ʼ47,215ˮN-75°21ʼ06,185ˮW; 165,7 msnm; Figura 1). Durante la primera observación, el individuo se encontró dentro de una oquedad formada ent...
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The spectacled bear (Tremarctos ornatus) is the only South American ursid and is categorized as vulnerable. Its role as seed disperser and dynamizer of successional ecological processes is fundamental for the maintenance of the neotropical food chain. The causes of death of Andean bear in conditions of freedom are known and reported, including the...
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El Parque Jaime Duque (Colombia) ha venido liderando programas de conservación de especies andinas dentro de las que se destaca el oso andino (Tremarctos ornatus); desde el Bioparque Wakatá estamos trabajando por la apropiación de la especie en el territorio y por el manejo integral de los individuos mantenidos ex situ. Manejamos la conservación in...
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Colombia has three genera of cervids Mazama spp., Odocoileus spp., and Pudu spp.; the white tailed deer (Odocoileus virginianus) is distributed in the Andean and Orinoco regions; according to the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) this species is categorized as least concern (LC); within its home range are regions of extensive li...
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The neotropical otter (Lontra longicaudis) is considered a keystone species for aquatic ecosystems, is located from southern Mexico to northern Argentina and is categorized as vulnerable in Colombia. Its wide distribution and the opportunistic feeding habits become potential host of different endoparasites, so their helminth fauna is an indicator o...
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The deer have been widely studied, a large number of diseases and pathogens of major impact, mortality studies reveal that injury (self-induced, intraspecific and interspecific) and infectious diseases (respiratory and digestive, in particular) are the most important known. As neotropical deer, are most in danger of extinction and health informatio...
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Virus bovine viral diarrhea (BVDV) belongs to the Flaviviridae family, can affect wild and domestic ungulates, its importance is to be cosmopolitan and possess 60-80% prevalence in cattle, likewise, it generates millions in terms of production losses, while at the level of biodiversity they are unknown. The DVB began in Latin America in Brazil in 1...
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Various events anthropogenic (ie., Increased food demand) lead to effects such as expansion of the agricultural frontier and the consequent interactions between domestic-productive and wild populations, one of which is the direct contact from the epidemiological perspective is risky in terms of interface of infectious agents in populations; thus, i...
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To describe hematology and blood chemistry aspects in Odocoileus virginianus, 21 animals, 11 males and 10 females were captured by the anesthetic protocol xylazine 0.81 ± 0.2 mg / kg, ketamine 7.2 ± 3.4 mg / kg and yohimbine 0.3 ± 0.0 mg / kg, obtaining an initial time to present effects of 5.64 ± 3.9 minutes, 9.9 ± 8.8 minutes was the time to subm...
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The West Indian manatee (Trichechus manatus) is categorized as endangered in Colombia and as vulnerable in the IUCN and Red List. The species is distributed throughout eight departments and eight rivers in Colombia and is considered a sentinel for environmental and human health. Manatees can provide vital information about the ecosystems they inhab...
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Leptospirosis is a widespread zoonotic disease with well-established impacts on human health in tropical and subtropical regions. Although Leptospira spp. are known to readily infect many wildlife species, the understanding of interspecies and climatic variability in patterns of infection in Neotropical mammals is limited. To improve the understand...
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The needs of wild animals in captivity must be met almost entirely by the staff in charge, so you may experience problems such as dehydration, malnutrition, among others. Therefore, the aim of the study was to establish a protocol by which animal welfare is assessed in common wild mammals in ex - situ conditions in a way that generates impact on go...
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Animals have the ability to perceive, learn and understand its environment, which must be kept under conditions of well-being ("a state of complete physical and mental health in which the animal is in perfect harmony with the surrounding environment"), depends mainly on captive human. The aim was to establish a protocol for assessing animal welfare...
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Given that exposure to captive wild animals at circuses or zoos can be a source of zoonotic infection, a case and control study was carried out with a collection of exotic fowl at a zoo in Bogotá, Colombia. The presence of Mycobacterium avium-II was directly related to the death of birds kept in the original enclosure, and of 50% of a group of sent...
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Este estudio se concentró en la búsqueda y determinación de anticuerpos de los serovares L. gryppotiphosa, L. icterohaemorrhagiae, L. pomona, L. bratislava, L. hardjo y L. canicola, en pequeños mamíferos no voladores capturados por medio de trampas tipo Sherman y Tomahawk. Se utilizó la metodología de transectos lineales fijos en un área de 107.800...
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En un Zoológico de la Sabana de Bogotá, se presentó alta mortalidad de aves por tuberculosis aviar, en un encierro en el cual habitaban dos clases de animales diferentes: reptiles y aves. Se buscó establecer la presencia del Mycobacterium sp, por medio de la identificación molecular (PCR-PRA), en una población de 19 tortugas Morrocoy en cautiverio...
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Avian tuberculosis diagnosis was made in captive wild birds (Burhinus bistriatus and Porphyrula martinica) from a zoo park at Sabana de Bogotá (Colombia). Based on this diagnosis, a surveillance approach was designed in order to demonstrate whether or not a focus of tuberculosis infection caused by Micobacterium avium was present at this zoo with t...
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A diagnose of periodontal diseases was performed in 12 species of carnivores at Jaime Duque Zoo. 23 animals were sampled under different general anesthesia protocols. A protocol of the oral cavity examination was designed and implemented, making emphasis in the periodontal anomalies. 16 of the 23 individuals presented periodontal disease. A microbi...
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El enriquecimiento ambiental busca aumentar el bienestar de los animales cautivos mediante la provisión de estímulos que motiven la realización de comportamientos típicos de la especie. A las poblaciones de jaguares (Panthera onca) y pumas (Puma concolor) presentes en el Zoológico Jaime Duque se les aplicó un programa de enriquecimiento ambiental y...

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Profundizar en el estudio del comportamiento de animales silvestres bajo cuidado profesional