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Eggert, L. S., Buij, R., Lee, M. E., Campbell, P., Dallmeier, F., Fleischer, Robert C., Alonso, A. and Maldonado, J. E. 2014. Using Genetic Profiles of African Forest Elephants to Infer Population Structure, Movements, and Habitat Use in a Conservation and Development Landscape in Gabon. Conservation Biology, 28(1): 107-118. doi:10.1111/cobi.12161

Helgen, Kristofer M., Pinto, Miguel, Kays, Roland, Helgen, Lauren, Tsuchiya, Mirian, Quinn, Aleta, Wilson, Don E. and Maldonado, Jesus E. 2013. Taxonomic revision of the olingos (Bassaricyon), with description of a new species, the Olinguito. Zookeys, 324: 1-83. doi:10.3897/zookeys.324.5827

Sharma, Sandeep, Dutta, Trishna, Maldonado, Jesús E., Wood, Thomas C., Panwar, Hemendra Singh and Seidensticker, John 2013. Forest corridors maintain historical gene flow in a tiger metapopulation in the highlands of central India. Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences, 280(1767) doi:10.1098/rspb.2013.1506

Sharma, Sandeep, Dutta, Trishna, Maldonado, Jesús E., Wood, Thomas C., Panwar, Hemendra Singh and Seidensticker, John 2013. Spatial genetic analysis reveals high connectivity of tiger (Panthera tigris) populations in the Satpura–Maikal landscape of Central India. Ecology and Evolution, 3(1): 48-60. doi:10.1002/ece3.432

Sharma, Sandeep, Dutta, Trishna, Maldonado, Jesús E., Wood, Thomas C., Panwar, Hemendra Singh and Seidensticker, John 2013. Selection of microsatellite loci for genetic monitoring of sloth bears. Ursus, 24(2): 164-169. doi:10.2192/URSUS-D-13-00001.1

Sharma, Sandeep, Dutta, Trishna, Maldonado, Jesús E., Wood, Thomas C., Panwar, Hemendra Singh and Seidensticker, John 2013. A highly informative microsatellite panel for individual identification and sex determination of jungle cats (Felis chaus). Conservation Genetics Resources, 5(3): 863-866. doi:10.1007/s12686-013-9873-0

Ahlering, Marissa A., Maldonado, Jésus E., Eggert, L. S., Fleischer, Robert C., Western, D. and Brown, Janine L. 2013. Conservation outside Protected Areas and the Effect of Human-Dominated Landscapes on Stress Hormones in Savannah Elephants. Conservation Biology, 27(3): 569-575. doi:10.1111/cobi.12061

González-Porter, Gracia P., Maldonado, Jesús E., Flores-Villela, Oscar, Vogt, Richard C., Janke, Axel, Fleischer, Robert C. and Hailer, Frank 2013. Cryptic Population Structuring and the Role of the Isthmus of Tehuantepec as a Gene Flow Barrier in the Critically Endangered Central American River Turtle. Plos One, 8(9): e71668 doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0071668

Woc-Colburn, Ana, Murray, Suzan, Lock, Justin, Dragoo, Jerry W., Guglielmo, Dell and Maldonado, Jesús E. 2013. A Minimally Invasive Method for Gender Determination in the Prehensile-Tailed Porcupine (Coendou prehensilis). Zoo Biology, 32(4): 463-466. doi:10.1002/zoo.21063

Cardoni, Daniel A., Greenberg, Russell, Maldonado, Jesus E. and Isacch, Juan P. 2013. Morphological adaptation to coastal marshes in spite of limited genetic structure in the Neotropical passerine Spartonoica maluroides (Aves: Furnariidae). Biological Journal of the Linnean Society, 109(1): 78-91. doi:10.1111/bij.12019

Dutta, Trishna, Sharma, Sandeep, Maldonado, Jesús E., Wood, Thomas C., Panwar, Hemendra S. and Seidensticker, John 2013. Gene flow and demographic history of leopards (Panthera pardus) in the central Indian highlands. Evolutionary Applications, 6(6): 949-959. doi:10.1111/eva.12078

Hirsch, Ben T., Stanton, Margaret A. and Maldonado, Jesús E. 2012. Kinship Shapes Affiliative Social Networks but Not Aggression in Ring-Tailed Coatis. PLoS ONE, 7(5): 1-9. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0037301

Ahlering, Marissa A., Maldonado, Jesús E., Fleischer, Robert C., Western, David and Eggert, L. S. 2012. Fine-scale group structure and demography of African savanna elephants recolonizing lands outside protected areas. Diversity and Distributions: A Journal of Conservation Biogeography, 18(10): 952-961. doi:10.1111/j.1472-4642.2012.00896.x

Ortega, Jorge, Navarrete, Daya and Maldonado, Jesús E. 2012. Non-invasive sampling of endangered neotropical river otters reveals high levels of dispersion in the Lacantun River System of Chiapas, Mexico. Animal Biodiversity and Conservation, 35(1): 59-69.

Ahlering, Marissa A., Eggert, Lori S., Western, David, Estes, Anna, Munishi, Linus, Fleischer, Robert C., Roberts, Melissa and Maldonado, Jesus E. 2012. Identifying Source Populations and Genetic Structure for Savannah Elephants in Human-Dominated Landscapes and Protected Areas in the Kenya-Tanzania Borderlands. PLoS ONE, 7(12): 1-9. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0052288

Becker, Penny A., Miller, Philip S., Gunther, Micaela Szykman, Somers, Michael J., Wildt, David E. and Maldonado, Jesús E. 2012. Inbreeding Avoidance Influences the Viability of Reintroduced Populations of African Wild Dogs (Lycaon pictus). PLoS ONE, 7(5): 1-11. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0037181

Matocq, Marjorie D., Kelly, Patrick A., Phillips, Scott E. and Maldonado, Jesús E. 2012. Reconstructing the evolutionary history of an endangered subspecies across the changing landscape of the Great Central Valley of California. Molecular ecology, 21(24): 5918-5933. doi:10.1111/mec.12079

Rick, Torben C., Hofman, Courtney A., Braje, Todd J., Maldonado, Jesús E., Sillett, T. Scott, Danchisko, Kevin and Erlandson, Jon M. 2012. Flightless ducks, giant mice and pygmy mammoths: Late Quaternary extinctions on California's Channel Islands. World Archaeology, 44(1): 3-20. doi:10.1080/00438243.2012.646101

Moncrief, Nancy D., Lack, Justin B., Maldonado, Jesús E., Bryant, Katherine L., Edwards, Cody W. and Van Den Bussche, Ronald A. 2012. General lack of phylogeographic structure in two sympatric, forest obligate squirrels (Sciurus niger and S. carolinensis). Journal of mammalogy, 93(5): 1247-1264. doi:10.1644/11-MAMM-A-383.1

Dutta, Trishna, Sharma, Sandeep, Maldonado, Jesús E., Wood, Thomas C. and Seidensticker, John 2012. A reliable method for individual identification and gender determination of wild leopards (Panthera pardus fusca) using non-invasive samples. Conservation Genetics Resources, 4(3): 665-667. doi:10.1007/s12686-012-9618-5

González-Porter, Gracia P., Hailer, Frank, Flores-Villela, Oscar, García-Anleu, Rony and Maldonado, Jesús E. 2011. Patterns of genetic diversity in the critically endangered Central American river turtle: human influence since the Mayan age?. Conservation Genetics, 12(5): 1229-1242. doi:10.1007/s10592-011-0225-x

Bozarth, Christine A., Lance, Stacey L., Civitello, David J., Glenn, Julie L. and Maldonado, Jesús E. 2011. Phylogeography of the gray fox (Urocyon cinereoargenteus) in the Eastern United States. Journal of mammalogy, 92(2): 283-294. doi:10.1644/10-MAMM-A-141.1

Spiering, Penny A., Szykman, Micaela, Somers, Michael J., Wildt, David E., Walters, Michelle, Wilson, Amy S. and Maldonado, Jesús E. 2011. Inbreeding, heterozygosity and fitness in a reintroduced population of endangered African wild dogs (Lycaon pictus). Conservation Genetics, 2011(12): 410-412. doi:10.1007/s10592-010-0147-z

Bozarth, Christine A., Hailer, Frank, Rockwood, Larry, Edwards, Cody and Maldonado, Jesús E. 2011. Coyote colonization of northern Virginia and admixture with Great Lakes Wolves. Journal of mammalogy, 92(5): 1070-1080. doi:10.1644/10-MAMM-A-223.1

Hirsch, Ben T. and Maldonado, Jesús E. 2011. Familiarity breeds progeny: sociality increases reproductive success in adult male ring-tailed coatis (Nasua nasua). Molecular Ecology, 20(2): 409-419. doi:10.1111/j.1365-294X.2010.04940.x

Bozarth, Christine A., Alva-Campbell, Yvette R., Ralls, Katherine, Henry, Tammy R., Smith, Deborah A., Westphal, Michael F. and Maldonado, Jesús E. 2010. An efficient noninvasive method for discriminating among faeces of sympatric North American Canids. Conservation Genetics Resources, 2(1): 173-175. doi:10.1007/s12686-010-9215-4

Spiering, Penny A., Somers, Michael J., Maldonado, Jesús E., Wildt, David E. and Gunther, Micaela Szykman 2010. Reproductive sharing and proximate factors mediating cooperative breeding in the African wild dog (Lycaon pictus). Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology, 64(4): 583-592. doi:10.1007/s00265-009-0875-6

Archie, Elizabeth A., Henry, Tammy, Maldonado, Jesús E., Moss, Cynthia J., Poole, Joyce H., Pearson, Virginia R., Murray, Suzan, Alberts, Susan C. and Fleischer, Robert C. 2010. Major histocompatibility complex variation and evolution at a single, expressed DQA locus in two genera of elephants. Immunogenetics, 62(2): 85-100. doi:10.1007/s00251-009-0413-8

den Tex, Robert-Jan, Maldonado, Jesús E., Thorington, Richard W., Jr. and Leonard, Jennifer A. 2010. Nuclear copies of mitochondrial genes: another problem for ancient DNA. Genetica, 138(9): 979-984.

González, Susana, Barbanti Duarte, Jose M. and Maldonado, Jesús E. 2010. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution. In: Barbanti Duarte, J. M. and González, Susana, Neotropical Cervidology. Biology and Medicine of Latin American Deer. Jaboticabal, Brazil: FUNEP/IUCN, pp.12-17.

den Tex, Robert-Jan, Thorington, Richard W., Jr., Maldonado, Jesús E. and Leonard, Jennifer A. 2010. Speciation dynamics in the SE Asian tropics: Putting a time perspective on the phylogeny and biogeography of Sundaland tree squirrels, Sundasciurus. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution, 55(2010): 711-720. doi:10.1016/j.ympev.2009.12.023

Eggert, Lori S., Powell, David M., Ballou, Jonathan D., Malo, Aurelio F., Turner, Allison, Kumer, Jack, Zimmerman, Carl, Fleischer, Robert C. and Maldonado, Jesús E. 2010. Pedigrees and the study of the wild horse population of Assateague Island National Seashore. Journal of Wildlife Management, 74(5): 963-973. doi:10.2193/2009-231

Ralls, Katherine, Sharma, Sandeep, Smith, Deborah A., Bremner-Harrison, Samantha, Cypher, Brian L. and Maldonado, Jesús E. 2010. Changes in Kit Fox Defecation Patterns During the Reproductive Season: Implications for Noninvasive Surveys. Journal of Wildlife Management, 74(7): 1457-1462.

Cardoni, D. A., Maldonado, Jesús E., Isacch, J. P. and Greenberg, Russell S. 2009. Subtle Sexual Dimorphism in the Bay-Capped Wren-Spinetail (Furnariidae) Uncovered through Molecular Sex Determination. Ornitologia Neotropical, 20: 347-355.

González, Susana, Maldonado, Jesús E., Ortega, J., Talarico, A., Bidegaray, L., Garcia, J. E. and Barbanti-Durate, J. M. 2009. Identification of the endangered small red brocket deer (Mazama bororo) using noninvasive genetic techniques (Mammalia; Cervidae). Molecular Ecology Resources, 9: 754-758.

Helgen, Kristofer M., Kays, Roland W., Helgen, Lauren E., Tsuchiya-Jerep, Mirian T. N., Pinto, C. Miguel, Koepfli, Klaus-Peter, Eizirik, Eduardo and Maldonado, Jesús E. 2009. Taxonomic boundaries and geographic distributions revealed by an integrative systematic overview of the mountain coatis, Nasuella (Carnivora: Procyonidae). Small Carnivore Conservation, 41(1): 65-74.

Llambías, Paulo E., Ferretti, Valentina, Cardoni, Daniel A. and Maldonado, Jesús E. 2009. Breeding Success and Social Mating System of the Bay-capped Wren-Spinetail (Spartonoica maluroides). The Wilson Journal of Ornithology, 121(4): 803-807. doi:10.1676/09-011.1

Spiering, Penny A., Gunther, Micaela Szykman, Wildt, David E., Somers, Michael J. and Maldonado, Jesús E. 2009. Sampling error in non-invasive genetic analyses of an endangered social carnivore. Conservation Genetics, 10: 2005-2007.

Ortega, Jorge, Antonio Guerrero, Jose and Maldonado, Jesús E. 2008. Aggression and Tolerance by Dominant Males of Artibeus Jamaicensis: Strategies to Maximize Fitness in Harem Groups. Journal of Mammalogy, 89(6): 1372-1378. doi:10.1644/08-MAMM-S-056.1

Duarte, José M. B., González, S. and Maldonado, Jesús E. 2008. The surprising evolutionary history of South American deer. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution, 49(1): 17-22. doi:10.1016/j.ympev.2008.07.009

Munshi-South, Jason, Tchignoumba, L., Brown, J., Abbondanza, N., Maldonado, Jesús E., Henderson, A. and Alfonso, A. 2008. Physiological indicators of stress in African forest elephants (Loxodonta africana cyclotis) in relation to petroleum operations in Gabon, Central Africa. Diversity and Distributions, 14: 995-1003.

Eggert, L. S., Patterson, G. and Maldonado, Jesús E. 2008. The Knysna elephants: a population study conducted using faecal DNA. African Journal of Ecology, 46(1): 19-23. doi:10.1111/j.1365-2028.2007.00794.x

Helgen, Kristofer M., Maldonado, Jesús E., Wilson, Don E. and Buckner, S. D. 2008. Molecular Confirmation of the Origin and Invasive Status of West Indian Raccoons. Journal of Mammalogy, 89(2): 282-291. doi:10.1644/07-MAMM-A-155R.1

Koepfli, Klaus-Peter, Gompper, Matthew E., Eizirik, Eduardo, Ho, Cheuk-Chung, Linden, Leif, Maldonado, Jesús E. and Wayne, Robert K. 2007. Phylogeny of the Procyonidae (Mammalia: Carnivora): Molecules, morphology and the Great American Interchange. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution, 43(3): 1076-1095. doi:10.1016/j.ympev.2006.10.003

Cosse, M., González, S. and Maldonado, Jesús E. 2007. Cross-amplification tests of ungulate primers in the endangered Neotropical pampas deer (Ozotoceros bezoarticus). Genetics and Molecular Research, 6(4): 1118-1122.

Archie, E. A., Hollister-Smith, J. A., Poole, J. H., Lee, P. C., Moss, C. J., Maldonado, Jesús E., Fleischer, Robert C. and Alberts, Susan C. 2007. Behavioural inbreeding avoidance in wild African elephants. Molecular Ecology, 16(19): 4138-4148. doi:10.1111/j.1365-294X.2007.03483.x

Ortega, J. and Maldonado, Jesús E. 2007. Caracterización y Evolución de Microsátelites en Murciélagos (Orden Chriroptera). In: Rojas, A. and Sanchez, G., Tópicos en Sistemática, Biogeografía, Ecología y Conservación de Mamíferos. Centro de Investigaciones Biológicas, Universidad Autónoma del Estado de Hidalgo, pp.71-79.

Smith, D. A., Ralls, Katherine, Cypher, B. L., Clark, H. O., Kelly, P. A., Williams, D. F. and Maldonado, Jesús E. 2006. Relative abundance of endangered San Joaquin kit foxes (Vulpes macrotis mutica) based on scat-detection dog surveys. Southwestern Naturalist, 51(2): 210-219. doi:10.1894/0038-4909(2006)51[210:RAOESJ]2.0.CO;2

Bremner-Harrison, S., Harrison, W. R., Cypher, B. L., Murdoch, J. D., Maldonado, Jesús E. and Darden, S. K. 2006. Development of a Single-Sampling Noninvasive Hair Snare. Wildlife Society Bulletin, 34(202-673): 456-461.

Smith, D. A., Ralls, Katherine, Hurt, A., Adams, B., Parker, M. and Maldonado, Jesús E. 2006. Assessing reliability of microsatellite genotypes from kit fox fecal samples using genetic and GIS analyses. Molecular Ecology, 15(2): 387-406. doi:10.1111/j.1365-294X.2005.02841.x

Márquez, A., Maldonado, Jesús E., Gonzalez, S., Beccaceci, M. D., Garcia, J. E. and Duarte, Marcelo 2006. Phylogeography and Pleistocene demographic history of the endangered marsh deer (Blastocerus dichotomus) from the Río de la Plata Basin. Conservation Genetics, 7(4): 34-46. doi:10.1007/s10592-005-9067-8

Greenberg, Russell S., Maldonado, Jesús E., Droege, S. and McDonald, M. Victoria 2006. Tidal Marshes: A Global Perspective on the Evolution and Conservation of Their Terrestrial Vertebrates. Bioscience, 56(8): 675-685. doi:10.1641/0006-3568(2006)56[675:TMAGPO]2.0.CO;2

Maldonado, Jesús E. 2006. Monitoreo de especies raras y amenazadas de mamíferos utilizando análisis genéticos y muestreos no invasivos. In: Vazquez-Dominguez, E. and Hafner, D. J., Genética y mamíferos mexicanos: ¨dónde estamos y hacia dónde vamos?. New Mexico Museum of Natural History & Science, pp.36-44.

Ortega, J. and Maldonado, Jesús E. 2006. Female interactions in harem groups of the Jamaican fruit-eating bat, Artibeus jamaicensis (Chiroptera: Phyllostomidae). Acta Chiropterologica, 8(2): 485-495. doi:10.3161/1733-5329(2006)8[485:FIIHGO]2.0.CO;2

Greenberg, Russell S. and Maldonado, Jesús E. 2006. Diversity and endemism in tidal marsh vertebrates. In: Greenberg, Russell S., Maldonado, Jesús E., Droege, S. and McDonald, M. Victoria, Vertebrates of Tidal Marshes. Studies in Avian Biology, pp.32-53.

Chan, Y. L., Hill, C. E., Maldonado, Jesús E. and Fleischer, Robert C. 2006. Evolution and conservation of tidal-marsh vertebrates: Molecular approaches. In: Greenberg, Russell S., Maldonado, Jesús E., Droege, S. and McDonald, M. Victoria, Terrestrial Vertebrates of Tidal Marshes: Evolution, Ecology, and Conservation.. Camarillo, CA: Cooper Ornithological Society, pp.54-75.

Maldonado, Jesús E., Leonard, Jennifer A., Miranda, G. A., Ortega, J., Wayne, Robert K. and Aguilera, R. J. 2006. Ten polymorphic microsatellite loci for the endangered Buena Vista Lake shrew (Sorex ornatus relictus). Molecular Ecology Notes, 6(2): 349-352. doi:10.1111/j.1471-8286.2005.01228.x

Maldonado, Jesús E. and Ralls, Katherine 2005. Estudios de genetica molecular de la zorrita norte a (Vulpes macrotis). In: Sanchez-Cordero, V. and Medellan, R. A., Contribuciones Mastozoologicas en homenaje a Bernardo Villa.. Mexico: Instituto de Biologia e Instituto de Ecologia, UNAM, CONABIO, pp.325-334.

Eggert, L. S., Maldonado, Jesús E. and Fleischer, Robert C. 2005. Nucleic acid isolation from ecological samples - animal scat and other associated materials. Methods in enzymology, 395: 73-87.

Arroyo-Cabrales, J., Kalko, Elisabeth Klara Viktoria, Laval, R. K., Maldonado, Jesús E., Medellín, R. A., Polaco, O. J. and Rodríguez-Herrera, B. 2005. Rediscovery of the Mexican flat-headed bat Myotis planiceps (Vespertilionidae). Acta Chiropterologica, 7(2): 309-318.

Ortega, J., Young, S., Simons, L. H. and Maldonado, Jesús E. 2005. Characterization of six microsatellite DNA loci for Sorex arizonae. Molecular Ecology Notes, 5: 851-853.

Smith, D. A., Ralls, Katherine, Cypher, B. and Maldonado, Jesús E. 2005. Assessment of scat-detection dog surveys to determine kit fox distribution. Wildlife Society Bulletin, 33(3): 897-904.

Wisely, Samantha M., Maldonado, Jesús E. and Fleischer, Robert C. 2004. A technique for sampling ancient DNA that minimizes damage to museum specimens. Conservation Genetics, 5(1): 105-107.

Ortega, J., Franco, M. R., Adams, B. A., Ralls, Katherine and Maldonado, Jesús E. 2004. A reliable, non-invasive method for sex determination in the endangered San Joaquin kit fox (Vulpes macrotis mutica) and other canids. Conservation Genetics, 5(5): 715-718.

Maldonado, Jesús E., Hertel, F. and Vilà, C. 2004. Discordant patterns of morphological variation in genetically divergent populations of ornate shrews (Sorex ornatus). Journal of Mammalogy, 85(5): 886-896.

Sharma, D. K., Maldonado, Jesús E., Jhala, Yadvendradev and Fleischer, Robert C. 2004. Ancient wolf lineages in India. Proceedings of the Royal Society (London) B, 271(3): S1-S4.

Ortega, J., Maldonado, Jesús E., Wilkinson, G. S., Arita, Hector T. and Fleischer, Robert C. 2003. Male dominance, paternity, and relatedness in the Jamaican fruit-eating bat (Artibeus jamaicensis). Molecular Ecology, 12(9): 2409-2416.

Lance, Stacey L., Maldonado, Jesús E., Bocetti, C. I., Pattee, O. H., Ballou, Jonathan D. and Fleischer, Robert C. 2003. Genetic variation in natural and translocated populations of the endangered Delmarva fox squirrel (Sciurus niger cinereus). Conservation Genetics, 4(6): 707-718.

Smith, D. A., Ralls, Katherine, Hurt, A., Adams, B., Parker, M., Davenport, B., Smith, M. C. and Maldonado, Jesús E. 2003. Detection and accuracy rates of dogs trained to find scats of San Joaquin kit foxes (Vulpes macrotis mutica). Animal Conservation, 6: 339-346.

Gonzalez, S., Alvarez-Valin, F. and Maldonado, Jesús E. 2002. Morphometric differentiation of endangered pampas deer (Ozotoceros bezoarticus), with description of new subspecies from Uruguay. Journal of Mammalogy, 83(4): 1127-1140.

Ortega, J., Maldonado, Jesús E., Arita, Hector T., Wilkinson, G. S. and Fleischer, Robert C. 2002. Characterization of microsatellite loci in the Jamaican fruit-eating bat Artibeus jamaicensis and cross-species amplification. Molecular Ecology Notes, 2(4): 462-464.

Maldonado, Jesús E., Vilà, C. and Wayne, Robert K. 2001. Tripartite genetic subdivisions in the ornate shrew (Sorex ornatus). Molecular Ecology, 10: 127-147.

Smith, D. A., Ralls, Katherine, Davenport, B., Adams, B. and Maldonado, Jesús E. 2001. Canine Assistants for Conservationists. Science, 291(5503): 435

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