By Linda Weiford, WSU News PULLMAN, Wash. – In a first-ever study, researchers at Washington State University are examining whether grizzly bears make and use tools. And while it’s too soon to reach a broad scientific conclusion, at least one female bear is demonstrating that, yes, she definitely can.
By Linda Weiford, WSU News SEATTLE – No one can say the 420-pound gorilla in the operating room wasn’t noticed. Vip, a 35-year-old silverback at Seattle’s Woodland Park Zoo, was given a head-to-toe physical last week by a team of veterinary specialists, including three from Washington State University.
By Charlie Powell, WSU College of Veterinary Medicine PULLMAN, Wash. – At seven weeks of age, he’s already 8 feet tall. Misawa (me-SAW-wah), the newest baby giraffe at Seattle’s Woodland Park Zoo, received his name Thursday from the results of a poll taken among Washington State University veterinary students.
PULLMAN – An elephant expert and WSU alumna will present the 2010 Robert Jonas Lecture at 7 p.m. Wednesday, April 21, in the CUB auditorium. Janine Brown, of the Smithsonian National Zoological Park, is an international expert on elephant conservation who earned her graduate degrees from WSU in the 1980s. She will speak about “What I have learned in 25 […]