Alice Yan Archives - State of the Planet

A cicada on the Bronx Zoo's Bug Carousel

Come Ride on the Cicada Carousel

Getting people interested in wildlife conservation is no easy feat. Zoos serve a critical, but often overlooked, role.

by Alice Yan |April 26, 2022
A bobcat caught on camera

The Art of Catching a Bobcat

Chopped beaver and chilled urine. Shiny feather boas and smelly mating lures. The extreme lengths to which ecologists must go to catch an elusive animal.

by Alice Yan |March 14, 2022