Blogger Profile: Corinne Pisacane

Monitoring Tigers at the San Diego Zoo Safari Park

Monitoring Tigers at the San Diego Zoo Safari Park

Since the 2014 opening of the new Tiger Trail at the San Diego Zoo Safari Park, we have been monitoring the behavior and hormones of our amazing Sumatran tigers. We[…..]

International Society of Wildlife Endocrinology (ISWE) Conference, Berlin 2015

International Society of Wildlife Endocrinology (ISWE) Conference, Berlin 2015

In October 2015, I had the pleasure of traveling to Berlin, Germany to attend the fifth annual conference for the International Society of Wildlife Endocrinology (ISWE).¬† This¬† growing international organization[…..]

Catching Rock Iguanas: Easier Said than Done!

Catching Rock Iguanas: Easier Said than Done!

Once we located individuals of interest, we set about stalking them. A number of our team members then attempted to catch iguanas of interest with varying degrees of success. Sometimes the lizards were just too fast and would elude our attempts with ease!   read more

ISWE: Cheetah Pseudopregnancy?

ISWE: Cheetah Pseudopregnancy?

What is cheetah pseudopregnancy? At the 4th annual ISWE conference, I presented data looking at true pregnancy versus pseudopregnancy in cheetahs.   read more

Saving Shrikes from Extinction

Saving Shrikes from Extinction

Typically I spend my days in the Endocrinology Lab at the San Diego Zoo Institute for Conservation Research but was give the opportunity to visit the San Clemente Island Loggerhead Shrike Breeding Program for a day.   read more