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The JRC has also participated and promoted different research projects with national and international centers and universities. Research is essential to improve rehabilitation and release practices as well as to expand our knowledge of biodiversity.


Fernandes R, Abreu R, Serrano I, Such R, Garcia-Vila E, Quirós S, Cunha E, Tavares L, Oliveira M. Resistant Escherichia coli isolated from wild mammals from two rescue and rehabilitation centers in Costa Rica: characterization and public health relevance. Sci Rep. 2024 Apr 5;14(1):8039. doi: 10.1038/s41598-024-57812-6. PMID: 38580725; PMCID: PMC10997758.


Cristina Calvo-Fernandez, Roger Such, Luna Gutiérrez-Cepeda, Isabel Gómez-Redondo, Encarnación García-Vila, Joaquín Cerdeira, Ana María Mayenco-Aguirre, Julián Santiago-Moreno, Leticia Hernández, and María-Jesús Sánchez-Calabuig. (2024) "REPRODUCTIVE CYCLE STAGE ASSESSMENT IN THE TWO-TOED SLOTH (CHOLOEPUS HOFFMANNI), PRELIMINARY RESULTS," Journal of Zoo and Wildlife Medicine 54(4), 805-809.


García-Vila, Encarnación, Roger Such, Bárbara Martín-Maldonado, Elena Tarròs, Elisa L. Sorribes, and Cristina Calvo-Fernandez. (2023). "The Speaker Method: A Novel Release Method for Offspring Mammals and 5-Year Study on Three Costa Rican Mammals" Animals 13, no. 23: 3669.


Narváez-Rivera, G. M., & Lindshield, S. M. (2022). Assessing the importance of artificial canopy bridge design for Costa Rican monkeys in an experimental setting, Folia Primatologica (published online ahead of print 2022). doi:


Barrientos, R. G., Hernández-Mora, G., Alegre, F., Field, T., Flewelling, L., McGrath, S., Deeds, J., Chacón, Y. S., Rojas Arrieta, K., Vargas, E. C., Artavia, K. B., & Stacy, B. A. (2019). Saxitoxin Poisoning in Green Turtles (Chelonia mydas) Linked to Scavenging on Mass Mortality of Caribbean Sharpnose Puffer Fish (Canthigaster rostrata-Tetraodontidae). Frontiers in veterinary science, 6, 466.

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