Finding a Cure for Scratchy Throats

Finding a Cure for Scratchy Throats

Do you have a tickle in your throat? I certainly hope it’s just the dry, dusty weather we have been having lately! But that tickle in your throat, the constant urge to cough and breath heavily, may be what some Gouldian finches experience on a daily basis.   read more

Helping Palau’s Plants

Helping Palau’s Plants

With only about 20,000 people, Palau may not be big on human population, but when it comes to its flora and fauna, its abundance is quite vast: there are approximately 830 native plant species…   read more

New Dimensions in Wildlife Research

New Dimensions in Wildlife Research

Condors can soar for hundreds of miles across the land looking for food as well as thousands of feet high up into the clouds. I needed an accurate 3-D home-range estimator that would make the most of the incredible 3-D movement data I was getting from these GPS-tracked condors.
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Condor Cam Chick Needs Name

Condor Cam Chick Needs Name

Viewers can go online at http://bit.ly/condorname to vote for one of five suggested names. In keeping with the tradition of the condor program, the names have been selected from the Kumeyaay language.   read more

Condor Chick Fostering: First Exam

Condor Chick Fostering: First Exam

On Thursday, June 12, 2014, our California condor chick received its first health exam. The goal was to obtain a blood sample for our labs, administer a vaccine for West Nile virus, inject a microchip for identification, and weigh the chick.   read more