This week, veterinary student, Allison Siu wraps up her Merial Scholarship research on malaria and host feeding preferences in mosquitoes from Madagascar. Allison has spent the summer working in collaboration with the Entomology branch at CDC in Atlanta.
Victoria with the first streaked tenrec (Hemicentetes semispinosus) capture this field season! A female, which the team named Poke-a-hontas, was captured in the forests of Torotorofotsy. These fascinating creatures communicate by vibrating the quills on their spines! Just one of the many incredible creatures found in the jungles of Madagascar.