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Five Things You Didn’t Know about Groundhogs

Chris Whittier, V97, research assistant professor of conservation medicine at Cummings School, shares the dirt on these important enormous, whistling, burrowing squirrels While many Americans would recognize famed Punxsutawney Phil as a groundhog, they may not know much else about the species. As Groundhog Day approaches on February 2, let’s take a minute to consider Read More

Hunting Ebola’s Origins

Two Tufts alumni contributed to research providing a critical clue into the mysterious cause of the deadliest Ebola outbreak in history

Veterinarian at the Museum

A Tufts alum helped create an exhibit exploring how human pandemics emerge from animals and the environment.

Can We Eradicate Goat Plague?

A Cummings School researcher is looking to wipe out a viral illness that threatens endangered species—and the livelihoods of families in the developing world.

A Rescue Mission

For years, international organizations have turned to Jim and Jenny Desmond to care for primates in crisis and to track dangerous diseases. Now, they’re taking on their toughest challenge yet.

The Flu Hunters

A new research team at Cummings School is racing to keep the world ahead of the next pandemic.

Sustainable Agriculture and Humane Livestock Systems

Center for Animals and Public Policy Home > Research > CAPP > Animals in the Environment Center for Animals and Public Policy About the Center Advisory Board Areas of Focus Animals in the Community Animals in Research Animals in the Environment Animals in Society Faculty Faculty Fellows Animal Matters Series Archived Recordings from Animal Matters Read More

Human-Wildlife Conflicts and Wildlife Contraception

Center for Animals and Public Policy Home > Research > CAPP > Animals in the Environment Center for Animals and Public Policy About the Center Advisory Board Areas of Focus Animals in the Community Animals in Research Animals in the Environment Animals in Society Faculty Faculty Fellows Animal Matters Series Archived Recordings from Animal Matters Read More