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Betty White

Linda Penfold gave a SEZARC update presentation to patron Ms. Betty White. Betty White will be sponsoring our new post-doctoral fellow, Dr. Shiho Sumigama, who started this month, and will donate funds allowing the purchase of an ultrasound to conduct critical exams in multiple species, such as white rhinos, elephants, and stingrays. Dr. Shiho Sumigama’s research […]

Two first time mother Cheetahs

SEZARC is carefully monitoring two cheetahs during their first pregnancies. These first-time mothers are valuable to the cheetah population, which makes these pregnancies important to monitor closely. SEZARC is conducting non-invasive fecal hormone monitoring to measure progesterone metabolites. Both cheetahs are 70 days pregnant, and the cubs are due at around 95 days. Want to […]

SEZARC at Oyster Bay Yacht Club

Linda Penfold will be giving a seminar on the role of SEZARC in Conservation at the Oyster Bay Yacht Club, Yulee, FL. For more information on this seminar or Oyster Bay Yacht Club click here.


SEZARC staff Linda Penfold and Lara Metrione attended, collectively, conferences held by the American Association of Zoos and Aquariums, European Association for Zoos and aquariums and the International Society of Wildlife Endocrinology. Linda Penfold, PhD., Director of SEZARC, presented at Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA) “Translating Science into Practical Management for Sustainable Equid Populations: […]

‘MOSH After Dark’ series

SEZARC Director Linda Penfold gave a presentation during the Museum of Science and History’s “MOSH After Dark” seminar series on the importance of conservation. Linda Penfold, PhD., Director of SEZARC, was the featured speaker at the Museum of Science and History (MOSH) for the program “MOSH After Dark: Speaking of Extinction” on August 23. The program, designed […]