Women in Herpetology: 50 Stories from Around the World is a captivating read that reveals the grit, determination, and passion of women who have chosen to devote their lives to the study of amphibians and reptiles. The well-crafted stories share the challenges these women from 50 countries have faced to achieve their goals, ranging from lack of resources and facilities to scarcity of mentors, peers, and role models. The stories also reflect the joys and rewards these women have found through herpetology, as well as their love of travel, adventure, and exploration. The 50 herpetologists work in diverse fields, including basic biology, conservation, biodiversity surveys, ecotoxicology, antivenom production, outreach and education, and more. Seventeen artists, from six continents, provide gorgeous illustrations of the women and their study animals. This unique book, focusing on what inspired and what still motivates these 50 women, will encourage generations of future women herpetologists. The book is compelling testimony to the rewards of following one’s dreams.
- Publication Date
- Jun 22, 2023
- Young Adult
- All Rights Reserved - Standard Copyright License
- Edited by: Umilaela Arifin, Edited by: Itzue W. Caviedes Solis, Sinlan Poo
- Interior Color
- US Trade (6 x 9 in / 152 x 229 mm)