To protect them from avian influenza, penguins and other bird species have been moved indoors.
Wed., Mar. 9, 2022
Dr. Ellen Bronson will speak on her experience with an effort to rescue and translocate a group of Bolivian river dolphins while collecting priceless information on this endangered species.
Please click this link to join the webinar: https://marylandzoo-org.zoom.us/j/87252139401
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- 12:00 – 1:00 PM (EST) using Zoom webinar
More about featured speaker, Dr. Ellen Bronson:
Dr. Ellen Bronson is the Senior Director of Animal Health, Conservation, and Research at The Maryland Zoo, where she oversees the veterinary and nutrition programs for the daily care of the animals at the Zoo, as well as heading the conservation, research, and sustainability efforts. She attended veterinary school at the Free University Berlin, did her residency training at Smithsonian’s National Zoological Park, and has been a staff veterinarian at The Maryland Zoo since 2006. Her research interests include avian malaria in African penguins and reproductive health of Panamanian golden frogs, among many others. Her conservation work ranges from field work with black bears and bog turtles in Maryland to frogs in Panama and maned wolves and river dolphins in Bolivia. She is passionate about building the links between knowledge and expertise obtained in working with the animals in the Zoo and the application of this experience to improve the health and sustainability of wild animals and the wild places they reside in.
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