For her doctorate, Megan Brown  studied reproductive behavior and physiology in the Whooping Crane (Grus americana)  in a collaboration established with the Patuxent Wildlife Research Center (Dr. Sarah Converse) and Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute (Dr. Nucharin Songsasen).  She obtained her doctorate in Animal Sciences from the ANSC Graduate Program in 2017, University of Maryland and now is a postdoctoral fellow at the Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute.

                                                                            Female Wing Solicitation

                                                                           Female Wing Solicitation

                                                                     Whooping Crane egg!

                                                                    Whooping Crane egg!