Adventures in the Sex Worker Trade (w macaws)

Macaws come from other macaws, and sometimes scientists need or want to help the process along. This study reveals some of the secrets to making it happen: “Training large macaws for artificial insemination procedures,” Frédérique Leblanc, Géraldine Pothet, Michel Saint Jalme, Mathieu Dorval & Dalila Bovet [pictured here], Journal of Applied Animal Welfare Science, vol. […]

Artificial vaginas, and their sources

A company called Equine Reproduction offers information, services, and equipment for artificial insemination of horses and perhaps other animals. They host an online semen calculator. They explain some of the differences between different varieties of artificial vaginas, and in some cases identify the manufacturers. Here is their take on two of the many kinds: Colorado […]