Ambassador Mi Ton Teiow Hopes for Best, Prepares for Worst

Ambassador Mi Ton Teiow Hopes for Best, Prepares for Worst

The farther away from medical assistance you will be, the more important first-aid training becomes.   read more

Wild Tortoises Gear Up

Wild Tortoises Gear Up

The desert tortoises we have been tracking via radio telemetry since May 2013 at a site just outside of Las Vegas, Nevada, have started emerging from hibernaculum.   read more

Condor Egg Loss

Condor Egg Loss

During incubation, we noticed that the embryo was slightly in the wrong position to hatch—a malposition. Some malpositions are lethal or need our help to hatch successfully.   read more

It’s a Bird, It’s a Plane, It’s a Gopherus Species!

It’s a Bird, It’s a Plane, It’s a Gopherus Species!

Though there is much literature describing the different characteristics of the Gopherus genus, it can still be tricky to distinguish what you are looking at when they are right in front of you…   read more

Have Camera Trap, Will Travel

Have Camera Trap, Will Travel

Decades ago when I began my career as a primatologist, all I needed to take to the field were my binoculars, notebooks and pens. Nowadays along with my binoculars and writing instruments, I am also in need of camera traps.   read more