With just his first post to RECaP's Notes from the Field Section, Tutilo Mudumba is being featured on Michigan State University's MSU Today. Please click on this link, read Tutilo's post, and support RECaP's excellent work abroad.
Congratulations are in order for Waldemar Ortiz for winning the MSU College of Agriculture and Natural Resources' Undergraduate Research Program Honor. In recognition of this award, Waldemar will receive financial support for his research on giraffe skin disease in RECaP, conducted in collaboration with Arthur Muneza, during the spring of 2016.
Rem won a second-place award for Best Presentation at the recent Research Symposium hosted by the Environmental Science and Policy Program at Michigan State University. He was recognized for an outstanding presentation of research conducted with RECaP collaborators on the reintroduction ecology of large carnivores in Addo Elephant National Park, South Africa. Congratulations Rem!
Thanks to Dr. Matt Hayward for a fantastic week-long visit to the RECaP Laboratory capped off with a thrilling MSU victory over Oregon in football. Go Green!
M.S. student Arthur Muneza gave an invited presentation titled"Regional variation, prevalence, and severity of Giraffe Skin Disease: A review of an emerging disease affecting giraffe populations" at the Giraffe Indaba III, which was held the Southern Africa Wildlife College in Hoedspruit, South Africa.
RECaP is proud to welcome its newest member. Tutilo has just arrived to pursue his research examining the movement ecology of several species including lions in Uganda. Welcome Tutilo! Read more about Tutilo's fascinating research here.
M.S student Arthur Muneza gave a presentation titled "Examining the effect of giraffe skin disease on giraffe-lion interactions in Ruaha National Park, Tanzania" at the East African Association for
Palaeontology and Palaeoanthropology (EAAPP) 5th Conference, INQUA Carnivore Session in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
June 21st, the longest day of the year, is for that reason World Giraffe Day. Join the RECaP lab in celebrating the beauty and gracefulness of the tallest animal on earth. Thanks to MSU Today for doing a lovely piece on the work that Arthur Muneza is conducting to assess Giraffe Skin Disease in Ruaha National Park, Tanzania. Link to article.
Arthur Muneza has received the highly prestigious American Society for Mammalogists African Graduate Student Research Fund to support his research on Giraffe Skin Disease and giraffe-lion interactions in Ruaha National Park, Tanzania. Thanks to the College of Agriculture and Natural Resources for publicizing this award.
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