Dog eating dead crickets from car radiator, Morocco

Fieldwork mission of 2007 to Mauritania-MaliFilm by R. VasconcelosBIODESERTS--Biodiversity of Deserts and Arid Regions is a research group hosted by CIBIO/University of Porto. It is focused on assessing biodiversity patterns in deserts and arid regions. The objectives are to: i) advance scientific knowledge on these environments; ii) produce outputs of high scientific standard and guidelines for conservation policies; iii) train human resources in desert evolution and conservation biology; and iv) communicate scientific activities and improve public appreciation on desert biodiversity.