Curiosity Daily Podcast: A Surprising Amount of Scientific Research Happens at the Zoo
A lot of science takes place at the zoo. Dr. Rachel Santymire, Director of the Davee Center for Epidemiology and Endocrinology at the Lincoln Park Zoo in Chicago, discusses the animal research going on both behind the scenes and out in the wild. She also explains what animals can tell us about our environment, including her work with the black-footed ferret recovery project.
Episode Show Notes:
More reading from Curiosity:
Additional resources from the Lincoln Park Zoo:
- Davee Center for Epidemiology and Endocrinology
- Amphibious Intervention: Non-invasive Method of Measuring Amphibian Stress Using Only A Cotton Swab (Press Release)
- A novel method for the measurement of glucocorticoids in dermal secretions of amphibians (White Paper)
- Conserving the Black-Footed Ferret
Other studies and resources discussed:
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