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Board of Directors

Craig Hassapakis (ARC: Editor, Publisher, and Chairman of the Board of Directors, USA)

Howard O. Clark, Jr. (ARC: Treasurer & Associate Editor; Colibri Ecological Consulting, LLC, USA)

Michael Hutchins (former Director/William Conway Chair, Department of Conservation and Science, American Zoo and Aquarium Association [1990–2005] and former Executive Director/CEO, The Wildlife Society [2005–2012], USA)

Franco Andreone (Museo Regionale di Scienze Naturali, ITALY)

Bruce Waldman (Seoul National University, KOREA)

Ted R. Kahn (Neotropical Conservation Foundation, USA)

Madhava Meegaskumbura (University of Peradeniya, SRI LANKA)

Peter Uetz (Virginia Commonwealth University, USA)

Indraneil Das (Universiti Malaysia Sarawak, MALAYSIA)

Adel Ibrahim (Suez University, EGYPT)

Walter R. Erdelen (former Assistant Director-General for Natural Sciences of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO); FRANCE)

Editors

Craig Hassapakis (Amphibian & Reptile Conservation, USA)

Executive Assistant

Stephanie A. Marsh (Amphibian & Reptile Conservation, USA)

Africa issue

Bill Branch (Port Elizabeth Museum, SOUTH AFRICA)

Associate Editors

Erik Wild (Belo Horizonte, BRAZIL)

Howard O. Clark, Jr. (Colibri Ecological Consulting, LLC, USA)

Raul Diaz (La Sierra University, USA)

Mayra Oyervides (The University of Texas-Pan American, USA)

Tyson Terry (Brigham Young University, USA)

Bill Branch (Port Elizabeth Museum, SOUTH AFRICA)

Assistant Editors

E. Russell Anderson (Brigham Young University, USA)

Maya M. Rupard (Brigham Young University, USA)

Summer B. Arthur (Brigham Young University, USA)

Sidney A. Patchett (Brigham Young University, USA)

Halli L. Boman (Brigham Young University, USA)

Kiri Case (Brigham Young University, USA)

Graphic Designers

Howard O. Clark, Jr. (Colibri Ecological Consulting, LLC, USA)

Haley N. Brown (Brigham Young University, USA)

Amy R. Read (Brigham Young University, USA)

Copy Editor

Ruthe Smith (California, USA)

Editorial Board

C. Kenneth Dodd, Jr. (University of Florida, USA)

Harvey B. Lillywhite (University of Florida, USA)

Peter Uetz (Virginia Commonwealth University, USA)

Gunther Köhler (Senckenberg Forschungsinstitut und Naturmuseum, GERMANY)

Franco Andreone (Museo Regionale di Scienze Naturali, ITALY)

Indraneil Das (Universiti Malaysia Sarawak, MALAYSIA)

Madhava Meegaskumbura (University of Peradeniya, SRI LANKA)

Bruce Waldman (Seoul National University, KOREA)

Daesik Park (Kangwon National University, SOUTH KOREA)

Javier Alvarado-Díaz (Universidad Michoacana de San Nicolás de Hidalgo, MÉXICO)

Aurelio Ramírez-Bautista (Universidad Autónoma del Estado de Hidalgo, MÉXICO)

Larry David Wilson (Centro Zamorano de Biodiversidad, HONDURAS)

Melissa Medina-Flores (Universidad Nacional Autónoma de Honduras, HONDURAS)

Javier Sunyer (Universidad Nacional Autónoma de Nicaragua-León, NICARAGUA)

Manuel Acevedo (Universidad de San Carlos de Guatemala, GUATEMALA)

Ulisses Caramaschi (Museu Nacional, Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro, BRAZIL)

Rômulo Romeu da Nóbrega Alves (Universidade Estadual da Paraíba, BRAZIL)

Antonio Salas (Environment and Sustainable Development, PERU)

César Aguilar (Universidad de San Marcos, PERU)

Rafaqat Masroor (Pakistan Museum of Natural History, PAKISTAN)

Adel Ibrahim (Suez University, EGYPT)

Jianping Jiang (Chengdu Institute of Biology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, CHINA)

Roman Nazarov (Zoological Museum, Moscow State University, RUSSIA)

Jelka Crnobrnja Isailović (University of Niš, SERBIA)

Bill Branch (Port Elizabeth Museum, SOUTH AFRICA)

Santiago J. Sánchez-Pacheco (University of Toronto, CANADA)

Benjamin Tapley (Zoological Society of London, UNITED KINGDOM)