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Explore the wild shores of Punta San Juan, Peru, with Dr. Matt Allender, clinical veterinarian at Brookfield Zoo, and his team as they share an insider's view of critical conservation work and Brookfield Zoo's role in the Punta San Juan Program.

 

PUNTA SAN JUAN:
day 1

Dr. Matt Allender discusses penguin assessments, and how El Nino and avian influenza are impacting the penguin population in Punta San Juan.

 
 

PUNTA SAN JUAN:
day 2

Journey alongside Dr. Matt as the team ventures to the shore in the pre-dawn hours to find penguins for health assessments.

 
 

PUNTA SAN JUAN:
day 3

Dr. Matt shares how avian influenza has had a devastating effect on the sea lion population in Punta San Juan.

 
 

PUNTA SAN JUAN:
day 4

Dr. Matt discusses how nesting birds, or the lack thereof, can signify the health status of an environment.

 
 

JENNY'S BLOG

Veterinary technician Jenny discusses her role in penguin health assessments in the Punta San Juan trip.

 
 

JOHN'S BLOG

John Winter, the wildlife resident for the Illinois Zoological and Wildlife Health Management Residency, discusses performing health assessments in Punta San Juan.

 
 

SUSANA'S BLOG

Dr. Susana Cárdenas-Alayza, director of the Punta San Juan Program in Peru, shares more on transmitters, a high-tech way we collect data on penguins.

 

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