Episode 212: Wildlife Research



Rehabilitators and veterinarians treat tens of thousands of wild animals each year and are often the first to notice trends that contribute valuable insights to overall wildlife health. During the past 37 years, Center veterinarians have led a variety of research studies on wildlife health, using data from the patients admitted to the hospital. Join the Center staff and other wildlife professionals to learn about the critical role wildlife rehabilitators and veterinarians play in caring for wildlife population health.

Untamed Unfiltered



Join us for Untamed Unfiltered, as we sit down with some of the Center's Untamed producers and featured staff members, and take a deeper look inside each episode. In this episode, Amanda and Aaron sit down with two former Wildlife Center colleagues: Dr. Justin Brown, Assistant Teaching Professor and Program Coordinator of Veterinary & Biomedical Sciences at Penn State; and Dr. Mark Ruder, Assistant Professor with the Southeastern Cooperative Wildlife Disease Study (SCWDS).  

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For Classrooms

Looking for ideas on how to incorporate the stories and lessons of Untamed into the classroom?  Wildlife Research: In (About) 2 Minutes is a quick look at the major concepts and ideas explored in this Untamed episode and is a quick resource for teachers who want to kick off a discussion. 

Discussion questions and activities are provided for those educators who want to utilize Untamed in the classroom. One set of discussion questions is designed to be used in combination with the full Untamed episode; another set of discussion questions can be utilized with the In (About) 2 Minutes video. 

Are you using these materials and resources in your classroom? We are eager to hear from you! Please let us know, so we can share your classroom projects and experiences with other teachers. Contact us at edu@wildlifecenter.org.

Looking for more information? Email us at wildlife@wildlifecenter.org

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