Researchers are building a new DNA database on a foundation of primate poop.
Mary Blair, assistant director for research and strategic planning at the Museum’s Center for Biodiversity and Conservation, is blogging from the field during this summer’s expedition to Vietnam.
Before wrapping up this year’s flamingo census, the team surveys wetlands at the base of Mt. Pissis, the third highest mountain in the Americas.
Dr. Felicity Arengo is the associate director of the Museum’s Center for Biodiversity and Conservation. This month, she is conducting a census of flamingo populations in remote regions of South America.