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KU herpetology trip to the Philippines

Rafe Brown, curator of herpetology at the Biodiversity Institute at Kansas University, just returned from a research trip to the Philippines where he's working on gathering as many amphibian and reptile specimen as possible to document the country's biodiversity. He also visited many sites of herpetologist Edward Taylor, who collected rare specimen in the country in the 1920s and spent most of his career at KU.

Rafe Brown's most recent research trip to the Philippines

By Richard Gwin · January 21, 2011 · Comment on this

Rafe Brown, curator of herpetology at the Natural History Museum, discusses his most recent trip to the Philippines, where he collected about 400 amphibian and reptile specimens. He traveled there under a National Science Foundation grant to document as many species as possible of amphibians, reptiles, birds and mammals, along with their parasites.

  • Rafe Brown's most recent research trip to the Philippines January 21, 2011
  • Ed Taylor's herpetology research while at Kansas University January 20, 2011

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