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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Ambassador Mi Ton Teiow Visits an Andean Bear Den

Ambassador Mi Ton Teiow Visits an Andean Bear Den

Because female bears give birth to cubs that are very tiny and helpless, the den where a female has her cub is a critical part of the species’ reproductive biology, as fans of giant panda webcams are well aware.   read more

Tracking Desert Tortoises “Drone Style”

Tracking Desert Tortoises “Drone Style”

One of the best new technologies to emerge as a tool for wildlife studies is the unmanned aerial vehicle, commonly known as a drone.   read more

California Least Terns: Safety in Numbers

California Least Terns: Safety in Numbers

These colonial nesters make no secret of where they lay their eggs because, in contrast to the shy and independent snowy plovers, the least terns’ motto is safety in numbers.   read more

Not So Blue: Blue Mountain Koalas

Not So Blue: Blue Mountain Koalas

This past November I had the pleasure of heading off to Australia again to meet with colleagues studying koalas in the wild and to go see one of these new locations for our koala research, the Blue Mountains in NSW.   read more