Tag: GPS collars

January 12, 2022

Interdisciplinary effort to understand caribou challenges

An interdisciplinary team of scientists and Indigenous people are working together to study how climate change and human development are impacting declining caribou herds in Canada and Alaska. The team,...

December 8, 2021

Black-tailed deer return quickly after megafire

Black-tailed deer returned to areas burned by the Mendocino Complex Fire in California—in most cases only a few hours after it scorched the area and trees were still smoldering. Being...

July 9, 2021

Bears may protect foxes from coyotes

Black bears in Lake Tahoe may be inadvertently protecting lower-ranking carnivores — gray foxes — from nearby coyotes. The Nevada Department of Wildlife has funded a project following black bears...

April 20, 2021

Grizzlies use the same Yellowstone trails as people

Grizzly bears in Yellowstone National Park prefer to save energy by traveling on flatter paths — the same places park visitors like to hike. Researchers wanted to find out more...

January 21, 2016

Student Poster Winner: Translocated Wild Pigs Become Established Quickly

State wildlife agencies have been trying to stop the illegal translocation of wild pigs that are becoming an increasing problem in many parts of the United States. Researchers are also...

April 30, 2015

Mange Might be Causing More Coyote-Human Interactions

Coyotes living with mange, a contagious skin disease that’s identified by thinned out hair especially on their tails, are more likely to be drawn to human food and other anthropogenic...