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“It’s a JUNGLE out there…”

December 1, 2014 4:00 pm Published by

A former undergraduate professor said those words to my classmates and I while we talked about being a student, and our “anxieties” after graduation. He said to...

Herpin’ for Conservation I

November 28, 2014 2:23 am Published by

Biodiversity Survey in the Philippines This summer, I was fortunate enough to join a team of international biologists and participate in a four-week biodiversity study on the...

Collin Whitsett Biography

November 5, 2014 9:18 pm Published by

Collin has been fascinated by reptiles and amphibians since childhood. He believes this fascination stems from a combination of watching a few too many episodes of The...

New Species Related to the Komodo Dragon

November 5, 2014 9:01 pm Published by

We describe two new species of morphologically cryptic monitor lizards (genus Varanus) from the Philippine Archipelago: Varanus dalubhasa sp. nov. and V. bangonorum sp. nov. These two...

Chiromantis Phylogeny for Thailand

November 4, 2014 8:53 pm Published by

Although landscape features such as mountains and rivers are recognized often as limiting factors to amphibian dispersal and gene flow, a limited number of studies have investigated...

Hylarana Southeast Asian Faunal Exchange

November 4, 2014 7:32 pm Published by

Introduction A large array of species can accumulate on islands because the organisms that end up colonizing (establishing a new population in) these new habitats are physically...

Faunal Inventory – Luzon Island

November 3, 2014 8:02 pm Published by

We provide the first report on the diversity of amphibians and reptiles of the northern Sierra Madre Mountain Range, northeast Luzon Island, Philippines. Based on new data...

Southeast Asian Island Frogs

November 1, 2014 7:12 pm Published by

Adaptive radiations are the rapid accumulation of new species accompanied by adaptation to a diversity of habitats and environments that have specific requirements for habitation. This adaptation...

Alyssa Anwar Biography

October 31, 2014 2:53 pm Published by

Alyssa Anwar is currently a senior undergraduate anthropology student at the University of Oklahoma. Alyssa was born and raised in Tulsa, Oklahoma. She has spent a great...