The World Congress of herpetology and animal conservation: excerpts from the 6th World Congress

Product Type: 

Journal Article

Year: 

2010

Author(s): 

Garner, T.W.J., J.-M. Hero, R. Jehle, F. Kraus, E. Muths, R.N. Reed, R.C. Vogt, and W. Hodl

Suggested Citation: 

Garner, T.W.J., J.-M. Hero, R. Jehle, F. Kraus, E. Muths, R.N. Reed, R.C. Vogt, and W. Hodl. 2010. The World Congress of herpetology and animal conservation: excerpts from the 6th World Congress. Animal Conservation. 13 (Supp.): 1-2.

The World Congress of Herpetology (WCH, http://www. worldcongressofherpetology.org/) is a relatively young organization as far as august herpetological societies go. It was formed in 1982, the year of the 25th meeting of the Society for the Study of Amphibians and Reptiles (founded in 1958), which itself is a relative youngster when compared to organizations such as the American Society for Ichthyology and Herpetology (founded in 1913) or Die Deutsche Gesellschaft fur Herpetologie und Terrarienkunde e. V. (originally founded in 1918 under a different name)...

      

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