The deadline for submitting manuscripts to Edentata is approaching!

The deadline for submitting manuscripts to this year’s edition of Edentata, the journal of the IUCN/SSC Anteater, Sloth and Armadillo Specialist Group, is approaching!

Please send your articles, short communications and field notes no later than August 15 to edentata@xenarthrans.org. Please make sure you follow the instructions to authors that are available at Edentata’s website to avoid any delays in the review process.

We are looking forward to receiving your submissions!

“Conservation perspectives for a highly disparate lineage of mammals: the Xenarthra”

Conservation perspectives for a highly disparate lineage of mammals: the Xenarthra”, by Mariella Superina and Agustín M. Abba, discusses the current taxonomic challenges of working with xenarthrans and their impact on the conservation of these animals. It includes an evaluation of the main threats affecting the Xenarthra now and in the future, identifies some successful conservation initiatives, and highlights the importance of initiatives by individual experts.

The article nicely summarizes the current status of xenarthrans and will facilitate the development and implementation of conservation strategies for these fascinating animals. It is available at no cost.

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