Tag: large mammals

September 25, 2020

TWS2020: Angola mammals avoid humans after 30-year civil war

The seasoned trackers sat on special chairs fastened to the front of a jeep moving slowly through the savannas of Angola’s Luengue-Luiana and Mavinga national parks. They eyed the ground...

December 12, 2017

Along busy Highway 93, large mammals choose crossing structures

Large mammals choose to use crossing structures on the busy U.S Highway 93 on Montana’s Flathead Indian Reservation, according to new research. The structures appear to be particularly effective for...

January 27, 2017

Large mammals could be irreplaceable, fossil record shows

The giant anteater (Myrmecophaga tridactyla) has a sense of smell 40 times more acute than ours and flicks its sticky tongue over 150 times per minute to eat bugs without...