Institute News

Female Bear Prepares to Walk on Treadmill

Tatqiq, a 580-pound polar bear at the San Diego Zoo, is making new strides in her “fitness” training. Animal care staff and scientists at the Zoo’s Institute for Conservation Research have been preparing the 17-year-old female to...

Science Blog

I was born and raised by pastoralist parents and knew very little about education. They kept shoats (a herd of sheep and goats) and cattle—my mother looked after the shoats and my father after the cattle. After I was born, my father decided to marry a second wife so that she can take care of the...

An Inside Look at the Institute

More than 200 researchers are working on over 100 conservation projects in more than 35 countries.