Golden Snub-Nosed Monkey

Great picture. Some really interesting questions at the end of this blog. Photograph by Joel Sartore Location: Ocean Park, Hong Kong Source: National Geographic At first glance, the golden snub-nosed monkey (Rhinopithecus roxellana) more closely resembles a children’s book illustration than an actual animal. With its wild orange hair, squished grey face, and bulging black eyes, this monkey appears to be designed Dr. Seuss himself. Yet the golden snub-nosed monkey does not glide between wavy purple and orange “trufalla trees” but instead the massive pines of Southwest China. Still, like many of Seuss’s greatest characters, our hairy friends are facingRead More

Welcome New Students!

Welcome to Jennifer Feltner, Cindy Tsai, and Stephen Crook, our three new PhD students. Jennifer Feltner is originally from Boston, Massachusetts and graduated from Dartmouth College with a BA in Chinese language and literature in 2001. Jennifer spent several years working in international relations and non-profit management before making a career shift to wildlife and conservation ecology. She completed post-bac coursework in wildlife biology at Colorado State University in 2012 and recently left the Mammals Research Program at Colorado Parks and Wildlife in Fort Collins CO where she worked as a research and field technician for two years. She isRead More