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The Internet Has a Rat Poison Problem

Thursday, December 9th, 2021

Clinic Associate Professor Maureen Murray is quoted on her rodenticide research in a story on rodenticides appearing in Audubon’s magazine

Pile of rat poison on white background -Wheat, corn and sunflower mixed with poison

What Wildlife Cameras Tell Us About the Nation’s Mammals

Friday, June 11th, 2021

Cummings School wildlife veterinarian Chris Whittier, V97, took part in the first national mammal survey using wildlife cameras. Here’s what he found. Source: https://now.tufts.edu/articles/what-wildlife-cameras-tell-us-about-nation-s-mammals

What just swooped toward the bird feeder?

Thursday, February 25th, 2021

Clinical associate professor Maureen Murray, V03, spoke with The Boston Globe about the most common injuries Tufts Wildlife Clinic treats in Cooper’s hawks

Cooper’s Hawk (accipiter cooperii) perched while hunting

Saving the Sea Turtles

Wednesday, February 24th, 2021

When an extraordinary cold spell in Texas led to the largest sea turtle stranding in history, here’s how veterinarians, conservationists, and others stepped in to help Source: https://now.tufts.edu/articles/saving-sea-turtles-texas

sea turtles being rescued