Russ Van Horn

By Russ Van Horn, Ph.D., San Diego Zoo Institute for Conservation Research scientist Photos taken on 18 January, 2011 by a remote camera trap we have set up as part of an ongoing conservation science project to study the Andean bear illustrate that our sense of hearing, along with our sense of smell, is relatively...

San Diego Zoo scientists often come back from the field with wonderful tales of their adventures and interesting findings. One of the zoo’s newer programs is about Andean (spectacled) bears in the cloud forests of southeastern Peru, near the route of the Interoceanic Highway that is under construction. Russ Van Horn works with biologists in...