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Big-time birth control

Birth control is a big issue to CALS alum Jeff Zuba. Big enough to require a crane, a flatbed truck and a team of as many as thirty people. That’s what’s required when Zuba, a staff veterinarian at the San Diego Zoo, travels to Africa to perform vasectomies on wild elephants as part of an effort to keep the pachyderms’ population under control. To learn how he does it and why, and how studying animal science and wildlife ecology at CALS put him on this path, see An Elephant Never Begets in On Wisconsin magazine, authored by John Allen.