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May 21, 2020
Pathologists sometimes have a reputation for being solitary creatures, spending all day behind our microscopes, so you might think those of us in Disease Investigations at San Diego Zoo Global (SDZG) would...
Elena Oey
May 15, 2020
When I joined the Institute for Conservation Research as a College Summer Fellow during the 2017 field season, I was placed with the San Diego Zoo Global Pacific Coast Bird Conservation team, who focus on the...
May 15, 2020
A virus can be a bit like toothpaste – once it gets out, it’s hard to put back. Now that the coronavirus responsible for this pandemic (SARS-CoV-2, or Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus-2) is...
Symon Masiaine
May 14, 2020
Transportation is an important social determinant of health in the remote rural communities that share space with wildlife in northern Kenya. The availability of reliable transportation impacts a community’s...
May 14, 2020
In 1987, after a steep population decline, the last wild California condor was brought into human care. Three decades later, this species has become a conservation success story thanks to the efforts of the San...
May 13, 2020
Conservation of the Endangered Pacific pocket mouse Once found in coastal habitats stretching from Los Angeles to the southern border, the critically endangered Pacific pocket mouse (pictured above) now persists in...
May 13, 2020
Hirola.  Never heard of them?  For those of you haven’t, you are not alone.   Hirola are the most endangered antelope in the world, endemic to Kenya, but have a bit of a low...
Karyl Carmignani
May 08, 2020
For nearly 20 years, San Diego Zoo Global’s Central Africa Program Team has been studying drills, one of the most endangered primates in Africa, in Cameroon. The recent installation of field cameras in the...
Jonathan Lenyakopiro, Sebastian Lerapayo
May 08, 2020
We work as the Twiga Walinzi, (‘Giraffe Guards’ in Swahili) research team in northern Kenya. I (Jonathan) am the Project Coordinator in Namunyak Conservancy while Sebastian is the Community Coordinator...
May 06, 2020
Did you know that North America is home to more than 50% of the world's salamander species? These amazing amphibians come in a variety of sizes, shapes, and colors — some don't even have lungs and can...

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