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Animal News

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Field Note

A brilli-ANT new species
A new ant species recently discovered in New Mexico has been named Strumigenys moreauviae, after CALS faculty member Corrie Moreau, the Martha N. and John C. Moser Professor Arthropod Biosystematics and Biodiversity.
  • Department of Entomology
  • Entomology
Cornell Raptor Program

Field Note

  • Cornell Cooperative Extension
  • Animal Science
  • Animals
A small, brown house mouse among straw

News

New research supports a Cornell scientist’s 2015 hypothesis that Vikings visited the Azores centuries before it was discovered by Portuguese explorers.
  • Ecology and Evolutionary Biology
  • Animals
  • Biology
A mountain chickadee

News

For the first time, researchers have shown that there is a genetic component underlying the amazing spatial memories of mountain chickadees.
  • Lab of Ornithology
  • Animals
Joseph McFadden working in a dairy barn with students

News

Four climate-controlled respiration chambers will be built in the Large Animal Research and Teaching Unit to study gas exchange of dairy cattle and other livestock with the goal of reducing emissions.
  • Animal Science
  • Animals
  • Environment
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Want to study animals?

Events

Graduate students in the field of animal science eating dinner.

Seminar

Graduate Field of Animal Science Research Updates
348 Frank Morrison Hall 507 Tower Road Ithaca, NY 14853 Schedule: 9/23: Andres Ortega "Examining the Role of Non-Essential AA for Milk Yield and Energetic Efficiency: Abomasal Infusion of Essential and Non-Essential Amino Acids using Energy as...
  • Animals
  • science communication
  • Animal Science
four youth in dairy barn

Workshop

Entry for the Youth Dairy Judging competition is now open! The contest will be held on September 2nd during the colored-breed week during the New York State Fair. Registration is required and it is open to any New York youth ages 8 to 19 using...
  • Animal Science
  • PRO-DAIRY
  • Youth and Families
Different animals

Workshop

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Animal Crackers 2021 “All Creatures Great and Small” to take place virtually via Zoom on Tuesday and Thursday evenings during the month of May. There will be 8 sessions. Each session will begin at 6 pm and will last approximately 45-60 minutes...
  • Animal Science
  • Youth and Families
  • Animals