Do Opposites Attract? Using Personality to Help Giant Panda Conservation through Captive Breeding
with Meghan Martin, PhD, Director and Staff Scientist at PDXWildlife
In this talk, conservation biologist Meghan Martin will describe the ins-and-outs of captive breeding in giant pandas and review her recent research with the China Conservation and Research Center for the Giant Panda and San Diego Zoo on mate preference and personality in captive breeding. Meghan spent the last five years researching the effect of individual personality, matching personality, and mate preference on reproductive success of endangered giant pandas in the heart of Sichuan, China and will share her giant panda and foreign research experiences.
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