Dataset on the incidents involving brown howlers (Alouatta guariba clamitans) in the peri-urban landscape of southern Brazil

Published: 29-10-2020| Version 2 | DOI: 10.17632/wv8pvzwfyw.2
Oscar M. Chaves,
Julio Souza,
Gerson Buss,
Zelinda Hirano,
Marcia Jardim,
Erica Amaral,
João Claudio Godoy,
Thais Michel,
Julio Cesar Bicca-Marques


Here we present data on >22 years of records on the main incidents involving free-ranging brown howlers in two states of southern Brazil: Rio Grande do Sul and Santa Catarina. Overall, we obtained 423 incidents (SC=218 and RS=205). This information was used to write the manuscript: Chaves, Ó. M., Souza, J. C., Buss, G., Bicca-Marques, J. C., Hirano, Z.M.B., Amaral, E. L.S., Godoy, J.C., Jardim, M.M.A., A.R. Peruchi, Michel, T & J.C. Bicca-Marques. (2020). Assessing the threats for wildlife in peri-urban landscapes of southern Brazil: the case of brown howler monkeys. Attached the following documents; 1) dataset on all incidents (including runover, electrocution, dog-attack, and mistreatments), 2) dataset used asses the main drivers of the event lethality, and 3) a legal document on the economic costs associated to the maintenance of injured monkeys in captivity.


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