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The Paradox of “Pests”

Less familiar to you may be nuisance animals such as dolphins that have learned to steal fish from fishermen, macaques that barter with tourists’ stolen sunglasses in exchange for food, and elephants that disable electric fencing with trees in order to raid a farmer’s crops. Instances of human-wildlife conflict like these are not rare, and they may result in death or injury for animals and property damage or hardship for humans (and in some cases, injury and death).

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My Summer in India: Seeing the World From a Different Perspective! (இந்தியாவில் என் கோடைகாலம்)

It was only 4 am and as soon as I stepped outside from the airport the heat took my breath away. Dr. MohanKumar had warned us it was going to be hot, but nothing could have prepared me for the heat of India. Myself and 14 other veterinary students from the University of Georgia had been selected to spend 7

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Sexual Conflict in Nonhuman Primates: A Female’s Perspective

by Lisa Barrett Sexual conflict is the clash between evolutionary interests of males and females. It stems from anisogamy, the discrepant sizes of the male and female gametes (sperm and eggs, respectively). Think: eggs are bigger and more costly to produce; sperm is cheap and plentiful. These gametic differences lead to (sometimes) opposing reproductive interests and strategies for the sexes– a

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DANTA WELCOMES DR. KAREN STRIER

DANTA and Osa Conservation are delighted to announce that Dr. Karen Strier will guest lecture in our summer 2017  Primate Behavior and Conservation course to be held in the spectacular Osa Peninsula, Costa Rica. Course dates are June 15 – July 10, 2017. For more information, please visit  www.danta.info and/or email us at conservation@danta.info. Karen B. Strier is Vilas Research Professor

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