SCI EXPEDITIONS

THOUGHTS FROM THE WILD

August 18, 2018

What you can learn from a wolf scat found on a trail....

In Portugal there are two species of vipers, Seoane’s viper and Lataste’s viper. Both species venom is mostly related with their hunting strategies. As low mobility predators, they wait for the prey to be close enough to inoculate the venom and waits until its dead to...

May 21, 2018

The wolf (Canis lupus) is an endangered species in Portugal, with less than 300 animals living in the wild. Using as starting and ending point the devolution to nature of an injured wolf, this short documentary aims to illustrate divergent visions about the species.

Bi...

During the Winter season we were able to survey about 675 km2 (27 5km x 5km grid cells) of our Montesinho study area, in Vinhais and Bragança municipalities. We conducted surveys in different habitats that occur in the area: the high diversity found both in mountain ar...

March 1, 2018

Montesinho Natural Park has its limits within the municipalities of Vinhais and Bragança, in Trás-os-Montes region. It occupies about 74 229 hectares area of the Portuguese northeast, in the border with Spain, and it is part of the biosphere reserve of the Iberian plat...