Leopards on the equator

Leopards on the equator

Deciphering the energetic ecology of male and female leopards.

Laikipia lions

Laikipia lions

How does human land use impact the energetic ecology of lions?

Approach

Approach

We combine rigorous field studies with state of the art technology and quantitative techniques to answer cutting edge questions.

Climate Change

Climate Change

How do animals affect ecosystem carbon cycling?

Our lab group seeks to understand how global change (climate change, habitat alteration and human hunting) influences animal behavior, population dynamics and community organization.  Our emphasis is on combining quantitative and field techniques to better understand the ecology of wildlife so as to better inform their management and conservation.  

Recent News


Mountain Lions: Real Threat to Bay Area Hikers?

A nice podcast from NPR’s Bay Curious. Wilmers likes to tell people it’s

How fear of humans can ripple through food webs and reshape landscapes

A great article by Liza Gross at Smithsonian magazine on how fear of

Good news: Mountain lions are afraid of you, too

More on our puma fearing people paper from Peter Fimrite at the SF

Mountain lions are terrified by the voices of Rush Limbaugh and Rachel Maddow

Great article on our recent paper on how puma’s fear people in the


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