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The Pond Collection at WildCRU – an interview with Dr Caroline Pond

May 14, 2018

The Pond Collection at WildCRU headquarters in Tubney is a wonderful zoological asset. Donated by Dr Caroline Pond, the Collection is a by-product of four decades of her research in comparative anatomy and physiology, specifically into the functional interpretation of the anatomical organisation of vertebrate adipose tissue (fats) and natural obesity. With skeletons, skins and ... Read full story


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Study sheds light on the movements of Sunda clouded leopards in Sabah

April 23, 2018

Kinabatangan: In a ground-breaking study published in the journal Biological Conservation, researchers in Borneo used satellite collars to provide the first detailed information about the movements of one of the world’s least known wild cats – the Sunda clouded leopard – and to provide recommendations for their conservation. The study took place in the ... Read full story


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What has the killing of Cecil the lion got to do with terrorism? Not what you might think, explains David Macdonald with the publication of a new WildCRU paper as part of the Oxford Martin School’s Natural Governance programme

April 16, 2018

What has the killing of Cecil the lion got to do with terrorism? Not what you might think, explains David Macdonald with the publication of a new WildCRU paper as part of the Oxford Martin School’s Natural Governance programme: people bond together for many purposes where they value a shared goal more than their own ... Read full story


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Green Oscar for WildCRU collaborator, Anjali Watson, for her work with Sri Lankan leopards

April 26, 2018

Huge congratulations to Anjali Watson for winning a 2018 Whitley Award, with which she was presented by HRH Princess Anne at the Royal Geographical Society. We are so proud to be associated with the Sri Lankan leopard project run by Anjali and her husband Andrew Kittle which has already led to insightful science ... Read full story


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Cecil Campaign: Update on our three Zimbabwean scholars

April 19, 2018

As always, we’re excited to share details of how the support from our generous donors has been used and what it has accomplished. We are particularly proud of our three Zimbabwean scholars, each of them supported by Cecil Campaign funding. It was a great pleasure to see them together in Oxford recently and we took ... Read full story


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Citizen scientists may be just as effective as GPS collars for quantifying habitat selection by African wild dogs, but a great deal cheaper

April 16, 2018

Researchers from WildCRU, the Painted Dog Research Trust, and the RECaP Laboratory developed habitat selection models for the endangered African wild dog informed by the more traditional GPS telemetry data and from the sightings of citizen scientists. Former WildCRU Panther, Tafadzwa Shumba, led the team in this analysis. The comparison of the output of these ... Read full story



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