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  1. Breeding, Eggs & Tadpoles
    I am a first year PhD student interested in doing conservation based eco-toxicology research. I am hoping to establish a breeding colony or colonies of tropical frogs native to Central America or other tropical regions. One genus of interest is Dendropsophus. I would like to establish colonies...
  2. Science & Conservation
    Hello everyone, It's been long since I don't post now, but I'm back with very exciting news! We have started project on Kickstarters web (crowdfunding platform) to back a documentary centered on Poison Dart Frogs, Rainforests and their conservation. Not only that, it will cover the role of...
  3. Science & Conservation
    Hi all, Ash Limbu is an undergraduate student and herpetologist-in-training at the Royal University of Bhutan – Sherubtse College. He is currently raising money via a crowdfunding campaign to fund and upcoming research project. It is very difficult for him to raise research funding within his...
  4. Science & Conservation
    Frog leg trade, salamanders used as fishing bait - terrible news; helping to spread Chytrid & Ranavirus http://bit.ly/PgDyly Salamanders Used as Fishing Bait Linked to Amphibian Disease Epidemics - Part 2 Frog Leg Trade Kills Billions of Frogs Annually and Threatens Species’ Survival
  5. Science & Conservation
    Hi, Frank Indiviglio here. I’m a herpetologist, zoologist, and book author, recently retired from a career spent at several zoos, aquariums, and museums, including over 20 years with the Bronx Zoo. Salamanders and newts, often overlooked by pet keepers, zoos and environmentalists alike, are...
  6. Science & Conservation
    Hi, Frank Indiviglio here. I’m a herpetologist, zoologist and book author, recently retired from a career spent at several zoos, aquarium, and museums, including over 20 years with the Bronx Zoo. While over-collection and poorly-prepared pet keepers have certainly led to declines in wild...
  7. Science & Conservation
    Just back from visit with colleagues at Bx Zoo, learned 2,000 more Kihansi Sparay Toads returned to Tanzania for release; I worked with these amazing, live-bearing creatures when they first came in, interesting story: Kihansi Spray Toads, Extinct in the Wild, Return to Africa | That Reptile Blog
  8. Science & Conservation
    Petition seeking protection for 53 US #reptiles & amphibians is filed The Amphibian and Reptile Extinction Crisis Rare but unprotected US amphibians threatened by red tape Rare But Unprotected - Red Tape Pushes 12 US Amphibians Towards Extinction | That Reptile Blog
  9. Science & Conservation
    Hi Everyone, Please have a look at www.savethefrogs.com/ghana, the website of the first of what will soon be many international SAVE THE FROGS! branches. Your support will go a long way toward protecting amphibians in one of the world's poorest and most exploited regions. Thanks, Kerry...
  10. Science & Conservation
    The SAVE THE FROGS! 1st Annual Frog Poetry Contest is officially underway! Both professional and amateur artists are welcome to enter the contest. Entry is free and there are cash prizes and other giveaways: Frog Poetry Contest | Cash Prizes Our goal is to have thousands of schools worldwide...
  11. Science & Conservation
    Hi, Please check out savethefrogs.com if you haven't yet. Lots of info on amphibian extinctions, threats to frogs, ways to help, etc... There are cool savethefrogs.com bumper stickers and SAVE THE FROGS! t-shirts as well, if you want to support their conservation activities. Frog Posters |...
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