Good morning dear friends! I am writing you today from beautiful Phoenix! When we landed I thought we had gone a bit too far and landed in some tropical paradise! Phoenix is my new home for a week while I attend the Association of Zoos and Aquariums Midyear conference. The gorgeous Arizona Grand Resort and … Continue reading Work Hard, Play Hard
Hey hey internet friends! Long time no see! Sorry, it's been a crazy past few weeks and blogging had to drop down on the priority list. But that's what I really like about blogging, it will always be there to pick up right where you leave off. Life continues to roll along and it just … Continue reading Riding Waves and Tuesday Tidbits
Alternate title: The time I visited the Equator museum 🙂 But before we get to our last Ecuador recap post, can I just tell you how fantastic is has been living closer to work?! I have been enjoying the many luxuries those who live in the same city they work in enjoy. The dogs have … Continue reading A Journey to the Center of the Earth
The final tapir...and the penultimate chapter in our Ecuador recaps! Sad. We caught a third tapir just a few days after we found Fayna. And it was a male!! We had a world-renowned reproductive specialist from the Smithsonian Institute with us and he came specifically to collect semen from a wild male mountain tapir. You … Continue reading The final tapir!
Good morning and happy weekend to you! I want to continue our recap of my Ecuador trip! We caught tapir number two (like Mambo No. 5, but less musical!) just a couple days after we caught Jackie. Say hello to Fayna! Our amazing trackers were out in the forest with the dogs maybe only a … Continue reading Tapir Number Two
Well then all of a sudden it was May. What the heck?! But seriously, time is flying. I can't keep up. Between my awesome trip to Ecuador, a promotion at work, my Happiness Project, and a whole lot of other stuff going on it's been hard to keep up with the blog. But as ever, … Continue reading A Mountain Tapir Expedition in the Andes
Howdy friends!! I'm sorry I've been so absent from the blog lately. Life has shifted into overdrive lately and I have been trying to catch up. BUT! I still want to recap my awesome trip to Ecuador. My Zoo sent me and two other people to Ecuador to track and find wild mountain tapirs! Our … Continue reading Papallacta, Ecuador
I am back in the land of good WiFi so get ready for a barrage of Ecuador pictures! My work sent me to Ecuador for a two week expedition to radiocollar wild mountain tapirs and get biological samples on them. This information will hopefully give us a better idea of where these animals range and … Continue reading Colorful Quito!