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Expedition Nassau

During a recent trip to Suriname, I was able to spend a few days at the Nassau Mountains in the northeastern part of the country. This small (ca. 20 x 20 square kilometers), isolated mountain range consists of four plateaus with a maximum elevation of about 570 m. As these mountains are home to two endemic subspecies of beautifully colored anurans, the target was clear. Continue reading »

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underwater toads

Yesterday I went underwater for the first time. The weather had been good for some days and on several locations the amphibians had started their yearly spring migration. On the location I visited together with Rollin Verlinde, the first common toads (Bufo bufo) had already entered the water, but the majority still have to arrive. Some males had already found their first female, Continue reading »

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