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Resources for Teachers

Unravel the mysteries of the Amazonian Short-eared Dog (Poster in PDF) (Atelocynus microtis), which has been spotted at the Los Amigos Conservation Concession. The short-eared dog is a rare canine that lives in the Amazon Basin and depends upon its Amazonian habitat for survival.  Poster created by Renata Leite Pitman and colleagues based on the first field study of the species. Read more about the short-eared dog or watch a video from NatGeo featuring Renata's work at Los Amigos.

Find other lesson plan ideas from the Rainforest Alliance.

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See what other students have done to help the rainforest.


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Nigel Pitman, Science Director at CICRA, teaching local kids about conservation. Photo: Raechel Running

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