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Articles tagged: wildlife

Tess Gannaway ’16

Sunday, November 16th, 2014

Hometown: Providence, RI Education: B.A in Biology, Barnard College I fell in love with Tufts the very first time I stepped onto campus. On paper Tufts was a perfect fit for me: It was close to my… Read More

Backyard Battles

Friday, August 1st, 2014

The unhappy convergence of suburbia and wildlife. “Every time we touch a wild animal, it thinks it’s going to be eaten. It’s like an alien-abduction experience for them.”

Research fund created in memory of hawk found poisoned in Cambridge

Tuesday, July 15th, 2014

In the wake of the death of a beloved local hawk, a memorial research fund has been set up at Tufts Wildlife Clinic. See Tufts-issued press release: http://now.tufts.edu/news-releases/tests-confirm-beloved-hawk-succumbed-multiple-rat-poisons

Cummings in the News

What’s killing the ducks?

Sunday, May 18th, 2014

Cape Cod Times (Massachusetts) Researchers at SEANET (Seabird Ecological Assessment Network) are assessing what could be killing ducks. http://www.capecodonline.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20140518/NEWS/405180328/-1/NEWS11

Cummings in the News

Rescuing Backyard Tigers

Tuesday, February 18th, 2014

Kelly Donithan is on a mission to curb illegal wildlife trafficking

Backyard Hunters

Thursday, August 1st, 2013

A recent report says our feline friends are killing wildlife at an alarming rate, but the issue is much more complex.

A Cat-Eat-Bird World

Monday, July 8th, 2013

Felines are responsible for large loss of indigenous wildlife, says a group of Tufts researchers, and they suggest remedies