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The malodorous side of raptor biology

BBI's Peter Bloom was recently featured in an article from the Wall Street Journal, examining the role of roadkill in biology and conservation efforts.  There is a video as well, where Pete uses part of a musk deer to trap Turkey Vultures in an ongoing study effort to determine why their numbers have been dwindling.  

Link to the article can be found here.

Additionally, a pdf of the article can be found here.

Marla Steele interning this winter with BBI holding a Turkey Vulture captured last week.  This TUVU is about to be tagged and have various samples taken for research efforts

Marla Steele interning this winter with BBI holding a Turkey Vulture captured last week.  This TUVU is about to be tagged and have various samples taken for research efforts