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Beloved Tapirs Thrive In South America’s National Parks
2013-01-23 10:02:30

A group of scientists has documented a thriving population of South America's beloved lowland tapirs living in a network of remote national parks spanning the Peru-Bolivia border.

Biodiversity Abounds In Madidi National Park
2012-09-14 04:45:24

At the IUCN World Conservation Congress, it was announced that the Madidi National Park, located in the remote Northwestern region of Bolivia, may be the most biologically diverse location on the globe.

Scientists Find Treasure Trove Of Wildlife In Peru Park
2012-02-03 05:18:35

The Wildlife Conservation Society's (WCS) Peru program announced Thursday the discovery of 365 species previously undocumented in Bahuaja Sonene National Park (BSNP) in southeastern Peru.

Image 1 - Record Number Of Jaguars Found In Bolivia
2011-10-19 14:13:20

In a new camera trap survey in the world's most biologically diverse landscape, researchers for the Wildlife Conservation Society have identified more individual jaguars than ever before.

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2010-11-05 08:28:10

Botanists at the Missouri Botanical Garden have described eight new plant species collected in the Madidi National Park and surrounding areas located on the eastern slopes of the Andes in northern Bolivia.

2008-08-13 15:00:24

U.S. scientists say they've found oil and gas projects in the western Amazon are threatening not only biodiversity, but also the area's indigenous peoples.

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2005-03-04 08:11:17

The right to name a new species of monkey sold Thursday for $650,000 in an online auction, with the funds going to protect the Bolivian habitat where the species lives, the Web site that handled the sale said.


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