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Peruvian Reptiles and Amphibians

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Caption: UC Berkeley postdoc Rudolf von May of the Museum of Vertebrate Zoology discusses the reptile and amphibian biodiversity in Peru's Manu National Park. Von May, Alessandro Catenazzi of Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, and taxonomist Edgar Lehr of Illinois Wesleyan University have completed a survey of the park and its buffer zone, uncovering a greater diversity of reptiles and amphibians than any other protected area in the world.

Credit: Video by Phil Ebiner and Roxanne Makasdjian, UC Berkeley. Photos and video footage by Alessandro Catenazzi, SIU-Carbondale, and Rudolf von May, UC Berkeley.

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