Geographical Location: Central & South America

March 17, 2023

Culling vampire bats may exacerbate rabies spread

Research on rabies management in South America reveals the shortcomings of some techniques

March 1, 2023

Islands suffer from reptile loss

When reptiles are lost on islands, so are their ecosystem services

February 15, 2023

TWS2022: Deer ride autumn ‘frost wave’ of disappearing resources

Researchers tracked mule deer across Wyoming to find what drives their movements

February 14, 2023

Researchers probe colonialism’s legacy in bird studies

A recent paper says Latin American and Caribbean scientists are excluded

February 10, 2023

Watch: Netting some fishing help from dolphins

Humans and dolphins both benefit from an unusual partnership

February 3, 2023

Watch possibly the largest turtle hatching event in the world

Millions of South American river turtles emerged from eggs near border of Brazil and Bolivia

February 1, 2023

Human footprint has changed Colombian bird distributions

Forest-dwelling species in the country seemed increasingly impacted

September 2, 2022

New bird species discovered in remote Chilean island

Researchers have described a bird species new to science found on a remote island off the southern tip of the Americas. The subantarctic rayadito (Aphrastura subantarctica), a small brown bird...

August 29, 2022

TWS2021: Surveying El Salvador’s owls

Surveys through the diverse ecosystems of El Salvador have revealed a complex community of owls in a relatively small country. The research sets a baseline for what owl species live...

August 16, 2022

Wild Cam: The Argentine deer that lost its migratory path

Jo Anne Smith-Flueck and her colleagues floated up to the nearly toothless huemul by boat on Lago La Plata, a clear glacial lake surrounded by pine forests and the snowy...