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February 08, 2023
Dr. Andrew Di Salvo had always been interested in wildlife and enjoyed being outdoors. He first considered a career in wildlife veterinary medicine while working as a park ranger in New York City before veterinary school....
November 15, 2022
Cornell veterinary students reflect on their experience this past summer in Cornell's International Experience in Wildlife Health and Conservation course, which provided hands-on learning in zoological and conservation medicine at the Belize Zoo.
July 28, 2022
For Cornell alumnus Zachary Dvornicky-Raymond, a career in conservation may have been an inevitability. An animal lover for as long as he can remember, Dr. Dvornicky-Raymond recalls, “as I grew up and was attending zoos and learning more about the world, I came to realize that all of the animals that I loved and was so interested in were disappearing. So I always knew I wanted to figure out a way to help them.”
July 12, 2022
Birds of prey are in trouble, according to a recent study by Cornell researchers. Rodenticides are bad news for wildlife; poisoned rodents may not die immediately and are more likely to be eaten by raptors like red-tailed hawks, passing on the poison to them.
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June 17, 2022
Anticoagulant rodenticides continue to be used across the U.S. as a method for controlling pest rodent species. As a consequence, wild birds of prey are exposed to these toxicants by eating poisoned prey items.
March 21, 2022
Cornell’s Zoo and Wildlife Society hosted its first Wildlife Conservation Day Feb. 26, a one-day symposium devoted to education and training for students with an interest in non-domestic species.
April 08, 2021
As an aspiring veterinarian interested in zoological medicine, I have tried my best to take advantage of all zoo and wildlife opportunities available to me. When I think about the kind of veterinary career I want to have, it is one where I can combine my interests in conservation, international travel and cultural immersion....
March 04, 2020
A big cat got the lion’s share of attention when her keepers brought her to the Cornell University Hospital for Animals (CUHA). There, Ntsumi the white African lioness was diagnosed with an intestinal mass that veterinarians surgically removed.
January 15, 2020
A 23-year partnership between Syracuse’s Rosamond Gifford Zoo and Cornell’s College of Veterinary Medicine provides care for endangered species while giving veterinarians and students specialized training.
October 02, 2019
A scan performed at Cornell University Hospital for Animals aided veterinarians in their treatment of a python from Rosamond Gifford Zoo in Syracuse, New York.