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Danielle Moreira

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  • Postdoctoral research fellow
  • Duke University
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About

I'm a Conservation Biologist from Brazil who has a great passion for large mammals. I'm concerned in assess their conservation status, especially in the Neotropical region.

At the moment I am a post-doctoral researcher at Duke University, where my studies are concerned with conservation of tapirs in the Brazilian Atlancti Forest.

I am also a researcher from Pró-Tapir Program (monitoring the tapirs from the Atlantic Forest in the state of Espírito Santo, Brazil), and a researcher collaborator of the Laboratory of Conservation Biology of Vertebrates headed by Dr. Lucena Mendes, at UFES, Brazil.

I've got my Doctor degree in Animal Biology in 2013 at Universidade Federal do Espírito Santo (UFES), in Brazil. During my PhD, I went to Duke University as a visitor scholar at the Dr. Stuart Pimm laboratory.

Recent publications

  • Dog days are just starting: the ecology invasion of free-ranging dogs (Canis familiaris) in a protected area of the Atlantic Forest

    • Zanin M
    • Bergamaschi C
    • Ferreira J
    • et al.
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  • Determining the numbers of a landscape architect species (Tapirus terrestris), using footprints

    • Moreira D
    • Alibhai S
    • Jewell Z
    • et al.
    N/ACitations
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Professional experience

Postdoctoral research fellow

Duke University

August 2014 - Present

Education

Ph.D in Animal Biology

UFES - Universidade Federal do Espírito Santo

March 2009 - August 2013(4 years)

M.Sc in Animal Biology

UFES - Universidade Federal do Espírito Santo

March 2005 - February 2007(2 years)

B.Sc in Biological Science

UFES - Universidade Federal do Espírito Santo

October 2000 - December 2004(4 years)

Groups

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