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My name is Marcileida (Leida) Dos Santos, I am currently a Ph.D. student in the Department of Zoology at the University of Otago in New Zealand.

My current research focus is to raise the profile of amphibians at formal and informal educational level. With this page, I intend to inspire others to understand the importance of this group of vertebrates that are vanishing from the face of the earth at a fast rate.

As part of my research, I have travelled to Brazil, the UK and New Zealand visiting zoos and finding out what work zoos are doing to inform the general public about amphibian conservation, amphibian declines and amphibian extinction crises.

I will be sharing some amazing experience and photos with you. I hope you enjoy! You can also follow me on twitter @anfileida, and please do use  #FrogFutureOurFuture for any post regarding amphibians around the world.

Thank  you for visiting my page. I hope you enjoy and get inspired!

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