Archive for May 2012

Question for the Parasite Lady

 As I walked into the National Museum of the Philippines,    entering the area where the Crocodile Specialist’s Groups’ meetings were to be held, I hear in the distance, “Hey Turd Lady.”  I look down the hall and there is Tom Dacey, one of the pioneers of crocodile conservation and research, as well as part…

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1st Stop:Dubai!!!

The adventure to the 21st CITES/IUCN Crocodile Specialist’s Groups began leaving LAX (with talking out a policeman of giving my brother a possible ticket), then flying into Fort Worth for the night to spend some time with family.  The following day I was to fly from Fort Worth to Houston.  When I bought the ticket on…

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Where the Wild Things Are

About two years ago I traveled to my first CITES/IUCN Crocodile Specialist Group’s (CSG) meeting in Manaus, Brazil.  I had no idea what to expect.  I was about to meet and connect with the “big wigs” in my field, the godfathers, the legends!  I was nervous.   I was traveling by myself to this conference.  I…

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Thanks Chicago Herp Society!

At the end of March I gave a presentation to the Chicago Herpetological Society on my research- it was an absolute amazing time!  In their last bulletin, they included an article about my presentation and research and did a great job summarizing everything!  Thank you CHS for a wonderful time and hope to see everyone…

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LatiNation TV Interview

I am fortunate to have had the opportunity to give an interview for LatiNation, “…a nationally syndicated, half-hour program that is broadcast to over 90 markets across the United States, Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands… LatiNation takes an entertaining look at the impact of Latino culture in the U.S. and all things fun and cool.”…

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