This study investigates the factors underlying poor lamb survival in bighorn sheep herds in the years following a pneumonia outbreak.
Researchers will investigate innovative techniques to propagate elephant endotheliotropic herpesvirus in cell culture.
This study will investigate possible causes of an Unusual Mortality Event of California sea lion pups in Southern California, with a focus on infectious diseases.
Researchers will develop techniques using a small unmanned aerial vehicle imaging system to quantitatively assess the body condition and other important health parameters of dolphins and whales at sea.
Researchers will investigate the development of assisted-reproductive technologies for salamanders.
This study investigates viruses and risk factors associated with respiratory illness in endangered mountain gorillas and evaluates potential transmission routes for viruses to pass between people and animals.
Researchers will use genetic analyses to examine the relationships among rodents, fleas and plague bacteria as a way to further characterize how plague is perpetuated in wild animal reservoirs in the United States. Data generated by this study will be used to direct targeted management strategies of affected wild animal populations.