Condor Chick Development: 30 to 45 Days of Age

Condor Chick Development: 30 to 45 Days of Age

At approximately one month of age, our California condor chick should weigh around 4 pounds (2 kilograms). The parents, Sisquoc and Shatash, may start leaving the chick alone overnight, sleeping[…..]

Gather the Goslings Before the Gale!

Gather the Goslings Before the Gale!

On a cold and foggy winter morning, a group of Keauhou Bird Conservation Center (KBCC) staff stood alongside biologist Kathleen Misajon and ecologist Darcy Hu, from the National Park Service.[…..]

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

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‚Äôs disease. Our researchers are using mathematical models to monitor transmission of these types of diseases to help save Indian gaur.   read more