Recent biology alumna Alicia Hedrick (2013) and Professor John Cossel Jr. have an article published by the Society for the Study of Amphibians and Reptiles in the latest issue of the Herpetological Review. Their article titled “Limb Malformations of the Critically Endangered Stream-breeding Frog Isthmohyla Rivularis in the Monteverde Cloud Forest Preserve, Costa Rica” describes work they conducted during previous summer research. The NNU herpetology lab is continuing research with frogs in Costa Rica this again summer; watch for more publications to follow.
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–Dr. John Cossel Jr., Chair/Professor Biology Department