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Celebrating #InternationalDayofWomenandGirlsinScience! Here at the WTL, we have some awesome ladies who do lab work, field work, and everything in between! It’s thanks to these powerful women that we can continue moving research forward to help bobwhite quail. Be sure to take a moment to appreciate the women and girls in science that you know! ... See MoreSee Less

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The Wildlife Toxicology Laboratory (WTL) at Texas Tech University is committed to studying the effects of parasites on the reproduction, health, and well-being of quail. Caecal worms have been suggested to lead to malnutrition as seen in this photo from Brym et al. 2018 (bit.ly/BrymEtAl18). The breast tissue on the left is of an uninfected bobwhite while the breast tissue on the right was from a bobwhite infected with 1,722 caecal worms (seen in the second photo). Our continuing work aims to better understand the impact of both eyeworm and caecal worm parasites on quail. ... See MoreSee Less

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