Predation of Boa constrictor (Squamata: Boidae) by Cerdocyon thous (Carnivora: Canidae) in a Caatinga biome region in the state of Piauí, northeastern Brazil
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Bioma Caatinga
Brasil
depredación sensible al riesgo
eventos climáticos extremos
zorro cangrejero

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Barbosa Filho, Márcio Luiz Vargas, Rachel Ann Hauser Davis, y Salvatore Siciliano. 2024. «Predation of Boa Constrictor (Squamata: Boidae) by Cerdocyon Thous (Carnivora: Canidae) in a Caatinga Biome Region in the State of Piauí, Northeastern Brazil». Mammalogy Notes 10 (1), 401. https://doi.org/10.47603/mano.v10n1.401.
Recibido 2023-12-10
Aceptado 2024-03-07
Publicado 2024-05-27

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Este estudio informa sobre la depredación de un espécimen adulto de boa común Boa constrictor por parte del zorro cangrejero Cerdocyon thous en el bioma Caatinga, una región semiárida de Brasil. Tales interacciones representan casos de depredación sensible al riesgo, dada la posibilidad real de que los zorros cangrejeros resulten heridos o muertos al atacar a especímenes adultos de boa común. Se discute el probable papel de eventos climáticos extremos, como la severa y prolongada sequía que ocurrió en la región al momento de este registro, en la ocurrencia de estas interacciones tróficas entre especies.

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