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Chacoan peccary (Catagonus wagneri)

Mohamed bin Zayed Species project number 192521714

Generating knowledge to assist conservation actions for the southernmost population of the Chacoan peccary (Catagonus wagneri)

Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 192521714) - Chacoan peccary - Awarded $5,000 on October 28, 2019

Objectives of the project:

1) To determine the distributional range of the Chacoan peccary in Central Argentina

2) To asses isolation and variability in the population of Córdoba and La Rioja provinces

3) To arranging new protected areas in La Rioja province

4) To publish the results of the project plus some unpublished results of the previous project (a distribution model considering Climate Chagne and land-use change, and new presence localities in Central Argentina) in scientific journals


Ricardo Torres (IDEA-CONICET, and Museo de Zoología, FCEFyN, UNC, Córdoba, Argentina)


Raúl González-Ittig (IDEA-CONICET, FCEFyN, UNC, Córdoba, Argentina)

Daniela Tamburini (CERNAR, FCEFyN, UNC, Córdoba, Argentina)

Project document