Primating?

Primating?

Primate spotting makes for a fantastic day at work, but it’s really all about counting. Counting animals is a basic necessity in wildlife conservation.   read more

Condor Feeding Behavior

Condor Feeding Behavior

After fledging, a growing young condor starts to eat on its own, with the parents continuing to feed the youngster every once in a while. At the San Diego Zoo Safari Park, we do things a bit differently, as the fledged birds are moved to a remote socialization pen with other young release candidates and a mentor bird or two.   read more

Collecting Sperm during Python Challenge

Collecting Sperm during Python Challenge

Unfortunately, there has been so little research done on freezing reptile sperm that there are no guidelines in the scientific literature. So, we have to develop the protocols for ourselves, which requires a great deal of research and a lot of sperm samples.   read more

Polar Bears Go High Tech

Polar Bears Go High Tech

Tatqiq will be contributing to research focused on developing a better understanding of the behavior of wild polar bears in Alaska. These data will help us refine our understanding of how sea ice losses driven by climate change will impact polar bears.   read more

Gaur Game Plan

Gaur Game Plan

Indian gaur are threatened due to hunting, habitat loss, and domestic cattle diseases, like Johne’s disease. Our researchers are using mathematical models to monitor transmission of these types of diseases to help save Indian gaur.   read more