Let’s Talk About Seals!

Let’s Talk About Seals!

Seals are carnivores that are in the Pinnipedia group – the word pinniped translates from Latin to mean “fin-footed”.1 This Pinnipedia group is divided into three groups:1&2 Odobenidae, which is made up of walruses Otariidae, which consists of fur seals and sea...
Black-footed Ferret Conservation

Black-footed Ferret Conservation

Black-footed Ferrets are nocturnal and fossorial (living underground) members of the Mustelidae family.1 They are easily recognized by their black feet, black-tipped tails, and black masks on the face, while the rest of their body is a beige-white color.2 Black-footed...
What is Wildlife Telemetry?

What is Wildlife Telemetry?

In Wednesday’s email, we showed you Alan Lacy’s video on ravens. If you missed it, you can watch it here. In the video, he talks about banding, which is one way scientists keep track of birds. Banding is a convenient way to keep track of certain individuals and...