Category Archives: Burke

Discovery of a Critically Endangered Salamander in Mexico

Graduate student Sima Bouzid has a new article in the journal Herpetological Review on the discovery of a new population of a critically endangered salamander (Bradytriton silus) in a remote region of Chiapas, Mexico. This rare species is known from just a few other localities … Continue reading

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Herpetology Field Trip

It was a terrific day for a herpetology field trip. We found some really cool reptiles. You can watch videos of some of these on youtube. Snakes Coluber constrictor Contia tenuis Hypsiglena torquata Thamnophis sirtalis Lizards Phrynosoma douglasii Sceloporus occidentalis … Continue reading

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Feeding Time Video

Heidi Rockney (superstar undergraduate researcher) just posted this great video of her favorite job at the Woodland Park Zoo: feeding the Colorado River Toads!  

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Visiting Researcher Alejandra Panzera

Welcome to Alejandra Panzera, a visiting researcher from Universidad de Concepción, Chile. She is a PhD student working with Dr. Pedro Victoriano in the Laboratorio de Microevolución y Ecología de Vertebrados. She will be here for the next three months to learn … Continue reading

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Congrats to Heidi on her NSF-GRFP!

Congratulations to Heidi Rockney! She was awarded a prestigious National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship. Heidi is going to graduate school at San Francisco State University this Fall to work with Dr. Vance Vredenburg on an amphibian conservation project.

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