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A Ghost in the Making: Photographing the Rusty-patched Bumble Bee

Over the last 15 years the range of the Rusty-Patched Bumble Bee has shrunk by 87% and it has become one of the rarest bees in North America.

The Mystery of the Migrating Fishes: Swimming the Gauntlet to Green Bay

  Dr. Solomon David, Postdoctoral Research Associate Daniel P. Haerther Center for Conservation & Research, Shedd Aquarium Center for Limnology, University of Wisconsin-Madison The ice and snow of early spring in northern Wisconsin had come and gone. Also departing with the frigid weather were the adult northern pike our team had been tracking as the fish…

Chicago’s Brookfield Zoo Leads Pioneering Study of Nasal Cancer in Mexican Grey Wolves

“Your dog has cancer.” Nothing may be more devastating to a dog owner than those words. Cancer is fairly common in older dogs.  In fact, it is one of the leading causes of natural death in canine companions, period. What about wild dog species? Are they just as susceptible to these malignancies and does cancer…