Ryan Monello with Terry Nett and Mary Kay Watry
National Park Service natural resource specialist, Ryan Monello, holds the head of a tranquilized cow elk as CSU professor Terry Nett and National Park Service biologist Mary Kay Watry, '95 determine if the animal is suitable for a drug trial. The researchers are injecting cow elk with Lupron, a gonadotropin releasing hormone, in a clinical trial in Rocky Mountain National Park on August 27, 2002 to test the drug's effectiveness as a contraceptive in free ranging animals. The use of gonadotropin releasing hormone for contraception and sterilization has been developed through Terry Nett's research ...
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