News Archive

Posted: 08.14.2017

Coloration is a vitally important biological trait because it is involved in individual survival and reproduction through camouflage, warning coloration, mate choice,.....


Posted: 07.28.2017

A local Sacramento Bee reporter caught two western rattlesnakes fighting on an Auburn, CA hiking trail. Dr. Brian Todd weighed in to say that the rattlesnakes were, "pumped up on hormones.....


Posted: 05.04.2017

Dr. Brian Todd, graduate student Mickey Agha, and colleagues from US Geological Survey recently published a study in The Journal of Wildlife Management about how the design of a wind.....


Posted: 04.24.2017

Dr. Brian Todd has received a $493,089 grant to work on a project analyzing rearing strategies of Mojave Desert tortoises. This is funded by the California Energy Commission (CEC), with the.....


Posted: 04.24.2017

Emily Miller-a graduate student of Pete Klimley, and Jonathan Rose-Brian Todd's recent PhD student, just won 1 of 3 student film awards at this week's Earth Optimism Summit at the Smithsonian, for.....


Posted: 03.03.2017

Tim Caro, Professor in the Department of Wildlife, Fish, and Conservation Biology, was the lead author of a study investigating  the giant panda’s black and white coat color.  In collaboration.....


Posted: 03.03.2017

Spring is coming sooner to some plant species in the low Arctic of Greenland, while other species are delaying their emergence amid warming winters. The changes are associated with.....


Posted: 01.26.2017

 

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Posted: 12.15.2016

"Zebra Stripes," by Professor Tim Caro, is the first scientific book to examine all the reasons that have been put forward to why zebras have stripes. In the field Caro used observations,.....


Posted: 12.06.2016

Dr. Rahel Sollman, a quantitative ecologist in the UC Davis Department of Wildlife, Fish, and Conservation Biology, received one of three 2017 Research Catalyst Awards, announced by University of.....