17 Sep '12, 4pm

Buffer zones key to survival of maned wolf

Buffer zones key to survival of maned wolf

Jeremy Hance mongabay.com September 17, 2012 Maned wolf at Beardsley Zoo. Photo by: Sage Ross. Known for its abnormally long lanky legs, its reddish-orange coat, and its omnivorous diet, the maned wolf (Chrysocyon brachyurus ) is one of the more beautiful and bizarre predators of South America. However its stronghold, the Brazilian Cerrado , is vanishing rapidly to industrialized agriculture and urban development. Now, a new study in mongabay.com's open access journal Tropical Conservation Science reveals the key role of buffer zones and unprotected areas in keeping the maned wolf from extinction in the Cerrado savannah, where only 2 percent of the ecosystem is under protection. "The overwhelming majority of the species' habitat [...] lies in private areas with no formal or legal protection. Outside the protected areas, the maned wolf faces a myriad of impacts and hazards,...

Full article: http://news.mongabay.com/2012/0917-hance-tcs-maned-wolf.html

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