World Orangutan Day

World Orangutan Day

Today is World Orangutan Day! On this day, organizations around the globe are highlighting the plight of one of our closest living relatives, the tree-dwelling “person of the forest.” These[.....]

Badger and Coyote Caught on Camera

Badger and Coyote Caught on Camera

I recently caught this great video of a badger following a coyote down a road. Did you know that these two species often hunt together? I had heard of this relationship but never witnessed it, personally or remotely!   read more

Least Tern: Fishing Attempt

Least Tern: Fishing Attempt

It was a brilliantly sunny day; the surf built in glassy waves that crashed with a roar and all but drowned our attempts to call data back and forth across the colony as we surveyed the beaches at Naval Base Coronado, searching for the few remaining California least tern nests that still remain on the beach.   read more

World Elephant Day

World Elephant Day

World Elephant Day, launched on August 12, 2012, is now an annual event intended to celebrate this beautiful and majestic mammal and to bring attention to the plight of Asian and African elephants and the numerous threats they face. Sadly, elephant tusks are one of the major reasons elephants are threatened.   read more

Bugs Galore!

Bugs Galore!

We started by collecting arthropods using pitfall traps and pan traps. This was done in mid-June. The traps had to stay open for exactly 24 hours. Unfortunately, we had issues with animal and human interference with our traps…   read more