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Conservation practices induce dialect formation in the endangered Puerto Rican amazon (Amazona vittata)
Captive breeding is a conservation strategy that often results in behavioral changes in animals born and reared in captivity. Culturally transmitted behaviors, such as learned vocal signals, are particularly prone to change ...
Inventory of Agaricomycetidae and Phallomycetidae under different conservation strategies by the United States Fish and Wildlife Service at Cabo Rojo, Puerto Rico Refuge
Gasteromycetes, commonly known as puffballs, are an informal group of Basidiomycetes with a polyphyletic origin and since 2014 included in the sub-classes Agaricomycetidae and Phallomycetidae. These fungi are characterized ...
Efectos del estado nutricional y la disponibilidad de presas sobre el comportamiento territorial de Anolis cristatellus, en el bosque urbano de Mayagüez – Puerto Rico
The crested lizard (Anolis cristatellus) usually deploys aggressive or territorial behavior, to which several adaptive functions have been attributed that can vary depending on the individual and the quality of territory. ...
Mitochondrial genome reconstruction of Rattus rattus obtained from an owl pellet from Tres Bocas Cave in the Dominican Republics
Molecules of DNA are ubiquitous in the environment and a rich source of biological information, but because DNA degrades rapidly in tropical climates studies of ancient DNA in the Caribbean have been limited until recently. ...
Elemental composition, web architecture, and morphometrics: The case of Leucauge venusta (Walckenaer, 1842) in three forests of Puerto Rico
Web building spiders are usually passive predators that do not typically change their location once they are established; this suggests that factors such as vegetation and canopy density could have a significant influence ...
Mitochondrial phylogeny of Sphaerodactylus species endemic to islands in the Mona Passage and its biogeographical implications
Little is known about the natural history of the Sphaerodactylus species endemic to the three islands located in the Mona Passage, mostly because of the logistics of getting to the islands and because of the cryptic behavior ...