How did the squirrel glider’s genes cross the road? Wildlife crossing structures are no joke
Hume Highway wildlife crossings / Road ecology

How did the squirrel glider’s genes cross the road? Wildlife crossing structures are no joke

Originally posted on The Applied Ecologist's blog:
Punchlines aside, in this blog Kylie Soanes shares insights from her recent article, Evaluating the success of wildlife crossing structures using genetic approaches and an experimental design: Lessons from a gliding mammal. Wildlife crossing structures are a common answer to the age-old question: ‘How did the animal cross…

The case of the zombie roadkill
Hume Highway wildlife crossings / Road ecology

The case of the zombie roadkill

Bullsh*t, I swore gently under my breath. There’s just no way. That’s how one of the most interesting discoveries of my PhD began. A little bit of coarse language and a healthy dose of skepticism. I’d just received an email. Apparently an ecologist, in the course of their daily round of noticing things that normal people don’t notice, … Continue reading