POLL: Should experimental coronavirus vaccine be tested on zoo animals?

POLL: Should experimental coronavirus vaccine be tested on zoo animals?

According to the New York Times, in early July an experimental coronavirus vaccine for animals began making its rounds at the Oakland Zoo in California. During the course of the summer, about 100 zoo animals are going to receive the vaccine, including mountain lions, ferrets, bears, and tigers. The veterinary pharmaceutical company Zoetis is donating […]

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Finding fangs: new film exposes illicit trade killing off Bolivia’s iconic jaguar

Finding fangs: new film exposes illicit trade killing off Bolivia’s iconic jaguar

Elizabeth Unger was a 25-year-old biology graduate working as a PhD research assistant for big cat and climate projects in Latin America when she heard about the Bolivian authorities intercepting dozens of packages containing jaguar fangs sent by Chinese citizens to addresses in China. “I was really blown away as [the story] was completely under […]

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