Kangaroo rats travel to a new home

The past month has been a busy one for the Ord’s kangaroo rat researchers in Alberta. The first translocations on Alberta provincial land are now completed and researchers are monitoring whether or not six kangaroo rats with new homes are able to establish...

Why Save this Canadian Rat?

The Ord’s Kangaroo Rat is the only species of kangaroo rat in Canada and, despite the name, is a Canadian native species, and is not closely related to the non-native Norway rat that people despise. In addition to their importance to biodiversity, kangaroo rats are...