Biologists Search Remaining Prairies for Reptiles and Amphibians

A slender glass lizard, resident of Northwest Arkansas' tallgrass prairies.
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A slender glass lizard, resident of Northwest Arkansas' tallgrass prairies.

The newest edition of Field Notes, an annual look at the work that University of Arkansas researchers are doing around the state and the world during the summer, follows biologists as they scour what remains of Northwest Arkansas' once-vast tallgrass prairies in search of the repitles and amphibians that live there. For the full story, go to the Field Notes section of Research Frontiers, the home of research news at the University of Arkansas.

 

Contacts

J. D. Willson, associate professor
Biological Sciences
479-575-2647, jwillson@uark.edu

Bob Whitby, feature writer
University Relations
479-575-4737, whitby@uark.edu

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