Xochilt Pocasangre-OrellanaFundación Naturaleza El Salvador · Research Department
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Lontra longicaudis Olfers, 1818 (Neotropical Otter) has been poorly studied in El Salvador. We report sightings and traces of L. longicaudis which were found in Río Angue, in the department of Santa Ana, and Río Sapo, Río Negro, and Quebrada de Perquín, in the department of Morazán. Moreover, we review the sight records of the species in the scient...
In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, governments have implemented a wide range of non-pharmaceutical interventions (NPIs). Monitoring and documenting government strategies during the COVID-19 crisis is crucial to understand the progression of the epidemic. Following a content analysis strategy of existing public information sources, we developed a...
Introduction: El Salvador is one of the most densely populated and most deforested countries of the American continent, where social insecurity make field research difficult. Here we present an experience in which rural and indigenous communities were part of a mammal survey. Objectives: To identify the mammals of Río Sapo basin, and establish the...
The presence of Puma, Puma concolor , has been controversial in El Salvador due to the lack of published, verifiable data. We surveyed 119 sites in Montecristo National Park and 17 sites in the Río Sapo basin using wildlife cameras. We detected Pumas in both areas, representing the first photographic records for El Salvador. We call for a national...
In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, governments have implemented a wide range of nonpharmaceutical interventions (NPIs). Monitoring and documenting government strategies during the COVID-19 crisis is crucial to understand the progression of the epidemic. Following a content analysis strategy of existing public information sources, we developed a...
Habitat selection of the neotropical otter (Lontra longicaudis) was evaluated in the Iberá Natural Reserve, province of Corrientes, Argentina, from July to November 2014. We sampled 99 segments of 300 m in length, which were located in the Iberá lagoon, the Paraná lagoon, and the Carambola stream. Each segment was visited to create de-tection / non...