Our Work With Wildlife


Some of Our Wildlife Studies

From Around The World

Wildlife Studies

Veterinary Advances for Wildlife

Since 1967, we have invested $30+ million in more than 760 wildlife health studies. We’ve contributed to improved reproduction strategies for endangered species, identified the impact of environmental toxins on wildlife, and established in-the-field medical care for the mountain gorillas of Rwanda. We also fight wildlife health crises, with support from our Betty White Wildlife Fund.

Assessing Health and Disease Risk in Coastal Wetland Snakes

Researchers will conduct a health assessment of snake species native to the coastal wetlands of the southeastern United States, including the prevalence of snake fungal disease, to inform conservation strategies.

Wildlife around our planet have suffered great losses over the past 40 years; in fact, animal populations have fallen on average by 52% since 1970. Habitat destruction, poaching and climate change are contributing to this decline, as are established, emerging and re-emerging diseases. But, Morris Animal Foundation is fighting back.

Wildlife Studies Funded
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Species Helped By Our Research

Identifying Threats to Endangered West Indian Manatee

Researchers will determine causes of mortality in a subspecies of West Indian manatees to improve health and conservation of these endangered animals.

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