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A male dhole scans the forest to look for prey by Anish Andheria

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The endangered dhole is a medium-sized canid that was historically distributed widely across East, Central, South and Southeast Asia. This latest study shows signs of population recovery in various areas of Nepal and highlights the challenges they continue to face.
A cheetah family shown in a grassy field.

Carolina Baquerizo, a fourth-year veterinary student at the Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine, was lead author on a Frontiers in Conservation Science paper on the effects of various anesthetic drugs on cheetah sperm quality.
K. Lisa Yang

A transformational gift from philanthropist and Cornell alumna K. Lisa Yang ’74 will endow and rename the Cornell Wildlife Health Center as the Cornell K. Lisa Yang Center for Wildlife Health at the College of Veterinary Medicine.
A buck white-tailed deer standing in a wooded area.

A new Cornell-led study shows that deer hunters were more likely to be swayed by social media messages about the potential risks of chronic wasting disease if they came from a source they believed aligned with their own views and values.
A typical double veterinary cordon fence in southern Africa

A new op-ed by Cornell's Dr. Steve Osofsky and World Wildlife Fund colleagues focuses on securing wildlife migration corridors in southern Africa.
A Red Fox shown trotting in a field.

Cornell researchers have discovered coronaviruses in wild carnivores that had never been reported in these species before.
A domestic cat shown outside.

Cats occupy a distinct position in the ecological networks of companion animals, humans and peri-domestic species – wild and feral animals living near human habitations – according to a recent review article by a team of Cornell researchers.
A child looking into a bucket with fish in the bottom.

A recent study led by Cornell researchers reveals how environmental changes such as climate change, land use change, and dams on the Mekong River threaten the future of local communities that depend on these ecosystems for their livelihoods and food security.
Biologist Brenda Hanley attaches a transmitter to a free-ranging desert tortoise.

A new method could be used by biologists to estimate the prevalence of disease in free-ranging wildlife and help determine how many samples are needed to detect a disease.
A gorilla in the forest.


Cornell veterinary student Carolina Baquerizo, DVM ‘24, came across this gorilla family while working with Conservation Through Public Health in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park to assess the presence of salmonella in gorillas, livestock and people.