Herper of the week

Herper of the Week: Mark D Scherz


The Herper of the Week is Mark D Scherz, a Ph.D student from  Zoologische Staatssammlung München (ZSM), Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München, and Technische Universität Braunschweig. His Ph.D research is on reptiles and amphibians of Madagascar.

Mark has described many new species of herps from Madagascar including chameleons, frogs, and geckos. Besides just finding new species, he is an excellent taxonomist.

His website can be found here.  His twitter handle is @MarkScherz. His tumblr is 


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