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Cheetahs and Rhinos and Dogs, Oh My!

During our last few days at Mpala, the students were immersed in the unique wild life and vegetation of Laikipia. Professor Dino Martins, director of Mpala, brought the students into the field to teach them about different forms of between species interactions. One example of this type of interaction is mutualism; where each species receives [...]

By | 2017-02-05T01:17:21+00:00 February 1st, 2017|Spring 2017|Comments Off on Cheetahs and Rhinos and Dogs, Oh My!

Students take the field for ecology

After a few days of getting settled into their routine at Mpala research center, the students were ready to begin their first module: Ecology.  For an introduction into dry land plants, Kenyan Botanist, Kimani, took the students around the research compound to look at the local plant life. Kimani showing the students different types [...]

By | 2017-01-27T05:18:56+00:00 January 27th, 2017|Spring 2017|Comments Off on Students take the field for ecology