Injured bobcat back home in the wild after treatment at Cornell

Media note: A video of the bobcat being released back into the wild is available on YouTube. Additional photographs and videos of the bobcat can be downloaded at https://cornell.box.com/v/Bobcat2017. ITHACA, N.Y. – In April, Cornell University’s Janet L. Swanson Wildlife Health Center (WHC) admitted a young male bobcat after he was hit by a car in Lansing, New York. After receiving […]

Parasites, snails may factor in Adirondack moose decline

The apparent declining moose population in New York ’s Adirondack Mountains may be caused partly by tiny parasite-transmitting snails eaten by moose as they forage vegetation, according to new research presented by two Cornell undergraduate students at the annual Ecological Society of America meeting, in Portland, Oregon, Aug. 8. “Our results show that moose foraging […]

‘Eelevator’ project helps eels survive journey through New York waters

Media Note: Images can be viewed and downloaded at https://cornell.box.com/v/eelproject. ITHACA, N.Y. – An “eelevator” designed and built by a team that includes Cornell University researchers is helping American eels survive their harrowing journey from the Atlantic Ocean to the Hudson River and into rivers in or near New York City. In the past, eel […]

White deer in Seneca Depot Army likely to be eliminated by hunters if fences disappear

White deer at the Seneca Army Depot face an uncertain future as local officials attempt to sell the now enclosed lot. Paul Curtis, Extension Wildlife Specialist in the Department of Natural Resources at Cornell University, explains what the sale might mean for the unusual-colored deer population. Bio: http://dnr.cals.cornell.edu/people/paul-curtis Curtis says: “The white deer at the […]