Harambe the Gorilla

Unless you’ve been living under a rock for the last 2 weeks, you’ve certainly heard about the death of Harambe, a 17-year old gorilla, at the Cincinnati Zoo.  A precocious 4 year-old boy managed to escape his mother’s attention (who had her hands full with at least 4 other kids) and climb into Harambe’s enclosure. … More Harambe the Gorilla

Ontario’s Spring Bear Hunt: Perception vs. Reality

The spring bear hunt is in full swing, and anti-hunting groups have cranked up their rhetoric in local media outlets.  The Ontario Federation of Anglers and Hunters is  Ontario’s leading non-profit conservation-based organization and a long-time advocate for the reinstatement of the spring bear hunt.  As the OFAH wildlife biologist, I feel compelled to weigh in on … More Ontario’s Spring Bear Hunt: Perception vs. Reality