This nutshell is about based on a recently published paper about developing methods to detect pregnancy in Steller sea lions.Read More Is she eating for two?
Kuliak, a male Steller sea lion pup was born on June 22, 2017! Learn about the ASLC breeding program and how this is helping us learn about the reproductive physiology of adult female Steller sea lions.Read More Introducing Steller sea lion pup: KULIAK
This nutshell is based on a recently published paper: Decline of heterozygosity in a large but isolated population: a 45-year examination of moose genetic diversity on Isle Royale. Renae L. Sattler, Janna R. Willoughby and Bradley J. Swanson. PeerJ 2017 5:e3584. (https://peerj.com/articles/3584.pdf) Question: Should the loss of genetic diversity be a wildlife management concern for […]Read More A 45-year examination of moose genetic diversity on Isle Royale
The Pills If this sounds like a medical story, it is not. The pills in this case are stomach temperature pills. Stomach temperature pill (STPs) are telemetry devices we use to record or transmit the stomach temperature in an animal. But why would we want to know the temperature in an animal’s stomach? When the […]Read More Pills and x-rays
As the pups grow older, females are starting to come and go from the island as they start foraging. This week meet Robbie, just back from a trip to sea.Read More Chiswell Chronicles: June 26,2017