The Pygmy Hippo

Pygmy Hippopotamus Labwork in Florida at SEZARC

Back in April of 2014, I travelled to 12 zoos around the USA to meet their pygmy hippos and initiate sample collection for a year-long hormone study using dung samples. The last year flew by, and [read more]
The Pygmy Hippo

Pygmy Hippo project interview

PhD student Dr Gabriella Flacke was interviewed by Techly Australia to explain her project with the pigmy hippos. Read the article The Aussie vet doing her part for the pygmy hippo by Joe [read more]
The African wild dog

African wild dog research update USA: May – September 2014

My 6 month long USA fieldwork ended in September 2014 and I must say, it was quite an adventure! My plane landed in the cold Chicago on the 28th of April. First item on the program was attending the [read more]
The Pygmy Hippo

Pygmy Hippo USA fieldwork update May & June 2014

In the last six weeks, I have driven over 4500 miles (7000km) through 14 of the 50 states in the USA, all in the name of pygmy hippopotamus conservation research. That’s a lot of time to listen [read more]
The African White Rhinoceros

Very sad news… One of our beloved Rhinos is no longer with us now

One of the rhinos that IBREAM monitored intensively in South Africa, Mohlaki (meaning "explorer, discoverer") died unexpectedly. We are all very sad about this news, and hope that she didn't' suffer [read more]
The Pygmy Hippo

Pygmy Hippo The First Month of “Fieldwork” in the USA

I left Perth on March 21st, the spring/fall equinox (depending on your hemisphere of choice) to start my second season of “fieldwork” for my PhD studying the Endangered pygmy hippopotamus. I use [read more]
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Pygmy Hippo Research Update – 2013 in Review

Well, 2013 was certainly an eventful year in the world of pygmy hippo PhD research! During the first three months preparations were continually underway for the first IBREAM field expedition to the [read more]
The African White Rhinoceros

White Rhino Research Update – Dec 2013

Rhino poaching in South Africa is increasing dramatically. The newly emerged belief amongst the people in several Asian countries that rhino horn can cure cancer has resulted in another mass [read more]
The African White Rhinoceros

Article about our rhino project in UWA NEWS

IBREAM Rhino project in UWA news. [pdf height="800px"][/pdf] The full article in UWA NEWS July 2013 can be downloaded by clicking [read more]
The Pygmy Hippo

Pygmy Hippo Fieldwork begins

In 2013, funding was secured to move on with additional aspects of The Taï Hippo Project, which is a collaborative endeavor between IBREAM and the Abidjan-based Centre Suisse de Recherches [read more]