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Brazilian Journal of Biology

versión On-line ISSN 1678-4375

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SOARES, C. A.  y  CARNEIRO, R. S.. Social behavior between mothers ´ young of sloths Bradypus variegatus SCHINZ, 1825 (Xenarthra: Bradypodidae). Braz. J. Biol. [online]. 2002, vol.62, n.2, pp. 249-252. ISSN 1678-4375.  http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/S1519-69842002000200008.

This study is a contribution to the ex situ and in situ conservation and preservation of Sloths. The behavioral records of the social interaction between mothers and offspring allow the detection of important learning interactions and psychomotor development. The results provide valuable information that may assist in improving management conditions of captive orphan progeny. They also favor a more effective monitoring of released or transferred specimens. Age is of fundamental importance in deciding what is important during the release, transfer, or reintroduction of the species.

Palabras clave : sloths; behavior; offpring; Bradypus; Atlantic Forest.

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