Area of Focus: Mammals

May 30, 2024

DNA shows mysterious Nevada canids weren’t wolves

Two lab tests indicate they are coyotes

May 30, 2024

JWM: Viscacha rat habitat fragmented in Argentina

The plains the rodents burrow in are being lost to agriculture and grazing

May 28, 2024

Controlling invasive deer on Hawaiian home lands

Introduced for hunting, axis deer populations are exploding

May 28, 2024

Colorado governor welcomes back wolverines

Gov. Polis signed into law an effort to return the predators to the state

May 24, 2024

Study finds CWD unlikely to spread to humans

Researchers found a “strong species barrier” protects people from the disease

May 23, 2024

Mexican heat wave is killing howler monkeys

Temperatures are so high, the monkeys are falling from the trees

May 21, 2024

Genetics help combat illegal movement of feral swine

Most wild pigs are hybrids, offering clues to distinguish them from domestic pigs

May 21, 2024

Colorado lawmakers open door to wolverine return

A bill seeks to create an experimental population

May 17, 2024

Watch: Beavers provide key ecosystem services

Environmental scientist Ben Goldfarb speaks with CDFW

May 13, 2024

A better way to find right whales

Researchers combined sounds from the sea with views from the air