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Parallax Fieldwork Photos

I’ve been messing around with parallax to add some motion to still photos. There are some free WordPress plugins out there that make the process fairly simple, but decomposing a photo into different layers in photoshop still takes some time. … Continue reading

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2014 JMIH “Herp” Meetings, Chattanooga Tennessee

The annual JMIH “herp” meetings were held last week in Chattanooga Tennessee.  The meetings were great, and there were plenty of great talks by UW researchers. Jared Grummer won 1st runner-up in the HL Graduate Research Award competition for best student … Continue reading

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Visiting Professor Dr. Caleb Ofori-Boateng

The Leaché lab is hosting visiting professor Dr. Caleb Ofori-Boateng from Ghana. I first met Caleb in 2006 during a Conservation International Rapid Assessment Program survey of some forested regions in Ghana, and we’ve been collaborating ever since. Caleb recently … Continue reading

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A new species of spiny lizard

Jared Grummer and Rob Bryson have described a new species, Sceloporus aurantius.  Their paper is published in Zootaxa. You can read an article on the discovery of the new species in the UW Daily. Grummer & Bryson. 2014. A new species … Continue reading

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A new species of horned lizard

In June 2012 we went on a field expedition to México to collect horned lizards for a new phylogeny project. There aren’t that many species of horned lizards (16 species), and we were trying to get fresh tissue samples from … Continue reading

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