Global representation of threatened amphibians ex situ is bolstered by non-traditional institutions, but gaps remain

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Photo: Jonathan Kolby

A study led by graduate students Alannah Biega and Dan Greenberg with post doctoral researcher Tom Martin, from the Arne Mooers lab, is the feature article in this month’s (April 2017) edition of Animal Conservation. They consider how well Zoos are doing at representing frogs and salamanders of conservation concern in their collections. As the “feature” article, the paper graces the cover, and there are three scholarly commentaries and a response discussing the role of zoos in mitigating global amphibian declines.

You can read it all here:
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/acv.2017.20.issue-2/issuetoc

Article from: http://www.sfu.ca/biology/kudos-news/news/2017-mooers-AnimalConservation.html

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