Conservation News

Mange outbreak imperils urban kit foxes

Endangered by habitat loss across its range, the San Joaquin kit fox (Vulpes macrotis mutica) now faces another deadly threat. Sarcoptic mange has been spreading swiftly through its urban population in Bakersfield, Calif., and researchers

Next Generation News

Pre-vet students heed call of wildlife

Many pre-veterinary students are developing a desire to study exotic or native wildlife species, shifting their usual focus on livestock or companion animals to become wildlife veterinarians. “I wanted to be a small-animal veterinarian until

Conservation News

White-nose fungus found in Texas

Biologists have found the fungus that cause white-nose syndrome, a disease that has killed millions of bats throughout the United States and Canada, in caves in six north Texas counties, bringing the number of states