A female wood turtle basks on the bank of a Virginia River
Poaching and habitat loss are the greatest threats for wood turtles
Interns with the Wild Dolphin Project watch two bottlenose dolphins in the Bahmas, while a graduate student takes photo-identification shots.
Spotted Skunk (Spilogale putorius)
Spotted skunk biologists at Virginia Tech get ready to check their traps.
spotted skunk (Spilogale putorius)
Biologists at Virginia Tech are studying the habitat use and distribution of spotted skunks in Virginia.
Two scientists at Virginia Tech weigh and measure an eastern spotted skunk (Spilogale putorius).
River Otter Ecology Project founder Megan Isadore studies river otters (Lontra canadensis) in the San Francisco Bay Area and surrounding watershed.
Biologists with the River Otter Ecology Project in California collect fish scales from a river otter (Lontra canadensis) scat sample.
A graduate student with the river otter ecology project holds a vial of river otter DNA. He's studying their movement patterns and genetic relatedness.