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Symon Masiaine
April 16, 2020
I work as the Conservation Coordinator for the Twiga Walinzi (“Giraffe Guards”) team in northern Kenya - a team 14 local pastoralists, 3 in Loisaba Conservancy and 11 in Namunyak...
April 15, 2020
Madagascar conjures images of lush forests and unique species, which for most people means lemurs. Like most wildlife throughout the world these days, most populations are confined to protected areas. These...
Ruth Lekupanae
April 13, 2020
I have been working with the giraffe research team in Kenya, the Twiga Walinzi (‘Giraffe Guards’ in Swahili) for over 3 years now, and getting to work alongside these dedicated conservationists is...
April 13, 2020
As a seasoned field biologist familiar with Murphy’s law, I am accustomed to planning ahead to deal with anything from centipede bites to cyclones, salaries and statistics, but as I sit in my basement on day...
April 13, 2020
Over the years, many populations of burrowing owls (BUOW) have blinked out across San Diego County, primarily due to habitat loss. There is currently a small population of burrowing owls in Otay Mesa, just north of...
April 13, 2020
Over the years, there have been a number of blogs written by San Diego Zoo Global researchers discussing the study of hormones (i.e., the field of endocrinology) and how measuring hormones can tell us a lot about...
Central Africa Program Team
April 07, 2020
In late 2019, our Central Africa Program team installed 20 trail cameras in the Ebo forest, Cameroon. These cameras were installed in a very specific area of around 15 square miles of very mountainous terrain,...
Alisia Diamond
April 03, 2020
 The Pacific Pocket Mouse (PPM) is a tiny little critter that has external, fur-lined cheek pockets which are used to transport food and nesting material. Weighing only about 5-7 grams (the weight of 3 pennies...
April 02, 2020
Bears are often labelled intelligent animals, although there have not been many studies to evaluate their cognitive abilities and there are different aspects to what we generally call intelligence. One assessment...
March 31, 2020
In the ongoing fight against extinction, the Reproductive Sciences team does our part with many different species. For Reproductive Sciences, one of our main focuses is on assisted reproductive techniques for the...

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