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James Ayala González: The Panda “Whisperer”

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James Ayala González
James Ayala González con un panda rojo

Por Dr. Wilson Gonzalez-Espada, Ciencia Puerto Rico


A well-known mathematics postulate states that: “Through any two points, there is exactly one straight line." Our reality, of course, is much more complicated than that. The life journey of a person is more like the curvy roads of PR-1, or “La Piquiña.”

A perfect example of this is scientist James Ayala González, who started his professional life as a jazz musician and today is a behavioral researcher at the Chengdu Research Base of Giant Panda Breeding, Sichuan Province, Peoples Republic of China.

17 bird species in the Galapagos are at risk of extinction

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Quito - Scientists and governmental authorities of the Galapagos islands released a statement today calling on the international community to help protect several endemic bird species, including a "Darwin finch", which are being threatened by an invasive fly species. 


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