Research Associate Professor of Wildlife and Scientist at NC Museum of Natural Sciences, North Carolina State University
I am a zoologist with a broad interest in ecology and conservation, especially of mammals. I seeks out questions that are scientifically interesting but also have real-world relevance through educational or conservation value. I am an expert in using new technologies to study free-ranging animals, especially to track their movement with telemetry, GPS, and remote camera traps. I combine this high-tech work with traditional methods, collecting data through new field work and studies of museum collections.
It was a dark time for animals. Poaching was rampant. Wild birds and mammals were being slaughtered by the thousands. An out-of-control wildlife trade was making once-common animals hard to find and pushing rare species...