April 27, 2017


The Secret Life of the Ruffed Grouse

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This article written by Becky Beyers was published in “Solutions,” a media outlet of the College of Food, Agriculture, and Natural Resources here at the University of Minnesota. Download the PDF HERE.

Animal Ringtones Segment on Local CBS Affiliate

This segment aired on the Twin Cities’ CBS affiliate WCCO in January 2007. Also, visit researcher Jonathan Slaght’s homepage for more information on his work with the Blakiston’s fish owl.

More on Ringtones in the New York Times

Lab member Jon Slaght is quoted by New York Times reporter Felicity Barringer in this article about animal ringtones. Read the full article here.

Grouse Quest Segment on KARE-TV’s Minnesota Bound

This segment aired in November of 2008 on the Twin Cities’ NBC affiate KARE-11.

Minnesota Zoo Exhibit


Lab member Jon Slaght was consulted during the developement of the Russia’s Grizzly Coast exhibit at the Minnesota Zoo, which displays plants and animals of Russia’s far east. Several photographs taken by Jon during his field studies in Russia are on display as well. Visit the Zoo’s website for more information on this exhibit.

Wildlife Conservation Magazine Article


Read the article on Jon Slaght’s fish owl research in this publication of the Wildlife Conservation Society.

Download the full article here