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

It’s a fact of life in California that most, if not all, of our valley and foothill grasslands have been invaded with exotic annual grasses such as foxtails (Bromus madritensis), ripgut brome (Bromus diandrus), and wild oats (Avena sp.). These species are strong...

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