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Bolivia: Land of Giant Anteaters and Fairy Armadillos

July 23, 2013

A newly published WCS database shows the range of 116 species of Bolivian mammals, from the obscure “Count Branickii’s terrible mouse” to the mighty jaguar. The database will help shape future conservation decisions for some of South America’s most threatened and charismatic wildlife.

Bolivia’s Jaguars Set a Record

October 19, 2011

In a recent study conducted in Bolivia’s Madidi National Park, WCS researchers have identified a record number of jaguars through a digital camera trap survey.

Apex Predators: A Scary Loss

July 20, 2011

In a recent study, WCS Conservationist Joel Berger concludes that the loss of large predators in the wild may be humankind’s most pervasive influence on nature.

The Grass Gets Greener for Cows and Jaguars

May 4, 2011

A WCS study finds when Brazilian ranchers rotate crops in the Pantanal and Cerrado, they get bigger cows, bigger profits, and better ecosystems for wildlife.

Copycat of the Amazon

July 7, 2010

Researchers in the Brazilian Amazon discover that wild cats called margays are imitating the sounds of tamarins in order to lure the small monkeys in for a snack.

Calvin Klein's Obsession for Cats

June 8, 2010

WCS conservationists in Guatemala are using a swanky scent to lure jaguars and other endangered wildlife toward motion-sensitive cameras that snap photos of the animals as they pass by. The photos help researchers estimate population numbers for these shy species.

Facebook of the Amazon

January 29, 2009

Big cats, wild pigs, and short-eared dogs—oh, my! Photos taken in Ecuador by remote camera traps show jaguars, white-lipped peccaries, and a rare canine.

WCS Is “Paving” the Way for Jaguars

June 12, 2006

A thoroughfare that’s healthy for wildlife? For a change, a conduit through the forests of Central America won’t trigger new development or increase greenhouse gases. Instead, WCS conservationists hope, the only thing it will pave the way for is more pawprints.

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