Jungle Yellow Fever

I’m scheduled to give a talk to an audience at the Beardsley Zoo in Connecticut next month on topics relevant to ecological health and conservation medicine. These emerging field disciplines are popular right now, just as veterinary epidemiology has become a hot topic among interdisciplinary collection-based research programs.  They are not just popular. These health […]

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The Underappreciated Camelid

http://www.stltoday.com/stltoday/news/stories.nsf/stlouiscitycounty/story/5FF2E5BE45FE21F4862576EA005A91EE?OpenDocument Congratulations to the St. Louis Zoo. The zoo recently celebrated the birth of a Bactrian camel calf. I remember as a young keeper being tasked with exercising a Bactrian camel calf in the early mornings of a typically hot Midwestern summer. Just like many neonates of large ungulates, this animal was pretty big despite […]

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