Tag: Wild Cam

pallas cat
January 19, 2023

Wild Cam: Mongolian wolves, marmots and a feral dog challenge

The wild montane regions of Mongolia are home to a diverse group of mammals, including ibex, one of the largest marmot species on the planet, furry Pallas’s cats and corsac...

December 30, 2022

Wild Cam: Researchers find high mammal diversity in Sonora

Surveys in Sonora, Mexico have found high mammal diversity along waterways, including some washes that lead toward the border into the United States. Field conservationists with Cuenca Los Ojos, a...

November 28, 2022

Wild Cam: California condors take over the carcass buffet

Watch out, golden eagles—a new scavenger is moving into southern Utah, and it might affect your meal ticket. California condors were extirpated from Utah, and from most of their range...

issues of the wildlife bulletin
November 21, 2022

Wild Cam: Even in remote Glacier Bay, humans affect wildlife

It’s easy to figure that wildlife in busy national parks may be impacted by the heavy tourism there. But what about in parks that have much fewer visitors? The National...

ljb with fox
November 15, 2022

Wild Cam: How do city coyotes choose dens?

It was a relatively warm day in the middle of an Edmonton winter when a coyote sprang out of its den as Sage Raymond approached. A master’s student in ecology...

October 20, 2022

Wild Cam: A cryptic quest to describe new salamander species

Alexander Pyron carefully extracted the salamander specimens from preservation jars he kept in a steel cabinet in his laboratory at George Washington University with a set of tweezers. He laid...

October 14, 2022

Wild Cam: Ethiopian vulture decline causes ecosystem shift

As gruesome as they may appear, vultures provide a vital ecosystem service. If they didn’t specialize in tearing into carcasses, the diseases and parasites that inhabit rotting flesh could hang...

September 23, 2022

Wild Cam: Policing Persian power line safety with the help of kestrels

The best way to keep magpies from building unwieldy and dangerous nests on power lines in Iran may be to encourage kestrels to move in. “We can use one species...

September 22, 2022

Wild Cam: Do parakeets cause significant damage to corn?

For years, corn farmers in Mexico have tried to fight the perceived damage to their corn by leaving out poison for birds and other animals, or by shooting them. Dozens...

May 16, 2022

Wild Cam: Exploring the mammals of Equatorial Guinea

When most people think of mammals in Central Africa, the first thing that comes to mind are the massive charismatic species like elephants, giraffes, lions or hippos. But many wild...