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First eggs from Head-started Gopher frogs!!!!

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In November, we posted on the blog that Vanessa Kinney Terrell, graduate student in John Maerz' lab at UGA working on Gopher frogs found the first adult head-started Gopher frog at the release site. Today, John Jensen with Georgia DNR found the first clutch of eggs laid by head-started frogs! This was an incredible discovery and some encouraging news for Gopher frogs.


UGA Herpetological Society visits the Garden

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Every year, the UGHS comes to Atlanta for behind the scenes tours of the Garden's amphibian conservation program, and Zoo Atlanta's reptile house. It's always a great visit! (Photo's by Henry Adams)