FROM THE FIELD

 

 

 

 

 

New molecular genetics lab at BCC

This year, our partner National Trust for Nature Conservation (NTNC) has invested in developing a molecular genetics lab at the Biodiversity and Conservation Center in Sauraha, Chitwan on the edge of Chitwan National Park. This facility will allow Dr. Amir Sadaula to...

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Protecting Elephant Tails

I went on an elephant call today with Dr. Gairhe to vaccinate a couple of young Government elephant bulls for rabies and to trim their tails.  I didn't know what that was about, but soon learned that people prize the super course hairs of an elephant tail to make into...

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February in Kathmandu 2017

Dr. Kaufman here in Kathmandu.  Weather is great, spring is definitely in the air.  BUT air quality in Kathmandu is not good at all.  Roads are being ripped up to install new water pipes all over the city and it's the dry season, so dust is everywhere.  Many people...

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Trip to Nepal March 2015

Remember the orphaned baby rhino from Chitwan NP last spring who was attacked by a tiger? He is doing well at his new home at Central Zoo in...

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Nepal July 2015

VIEW NTNC Veterinarian Dr. Amir examines an orphaned baby leopard near our field laboratory.  On 8 May 2015, found only a few days old, two baby leopards were brought into NTNC-BBC by Chitwan National Park from Lahan community of Siraha District in east Nepal.  At...

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