Scientists at the Leibniz Institute for Zoo and Wildlife Research (IZW) in Berlin, Germany, have published study results that suggest potential improvement for the cryopreservation of eggs of endangered felid species. The development may offer hope in the fight against extinction of the world’s wild cats.
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Man’s best friend is proving to be a best friend to endangered wildlife as well — namely little penguins (Eudyptula minor) of Australia’s Middle Island. Two Maremma sheepdogs, bred to guard against wolves in Italy’s mountains, have helped save the penguin colony from collapse, according to an article published last week in the New Zealand Herald.
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) announced last week that it will start using dogs to assist inspections of recreational watercraft for zebra mussels. This makes Minnesota the second U.S. state to implement a program that enlists dogs to sniff out the invasive species.
I recently started an editorial internship at The Wildlife Society. This is my first piece published on their online news site.