Dr. Martin Gilbert, Wildlife Health Cornell Carnivore Specialist

Victoria Falls

If you are a soccer fan you probably remember the penetrating drone of vuvuzelas that pervaded the stadiums of South Africa in the 2010 World Cup (listen here). Well it seems those overlong trumpets of torture live on, with a new, more harmonious role addressing conflict between humans and lions! ...continue reading

Dr. Martin Gilbert, Wildlife Health Cornell Carnivore Specialist

Baluran

Dawn breaks over a wide and acacia-studded savanna. In their wallows, the mud slathered buffalos blink sleepily at our passing, and the air is alive with the purr of zebra doves. Squint, and this could be a scene from East Africa, but the dawn-blushed slopes of the surrounding volcanos gaze down across a new day in Indonesia. ...continue reading