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October 6, 2013, 8:28 pm
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John Cossel Jr. was invited to help teach a course “Managing Amphibians in Captivity” to zookeepers and conservation biologist from Mesoamerica. The course took place in San Jose, Costa Rica and was attended by students/professionals from Mexico, El Salvador, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, Panama and Ecuador. Dr. Cossel taught lessons on heating & lighting, and water quality;  he was able to highlight NNU’s own tropical rainforest vivarium (see attached photo).

Dr. Cossel was also invited to participate in a workshop that took place Sept. 19 – 24th aimed at creating “Strategies for the Conservation of Amphibians in Mesoamerica and the Caribbean”  The results of this workshop will inform research efforts in the region for many years to come.


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