Leading the fight protecting frogs and reptiles

Griffith Sciences
  Griffith University’s Associate Professor Jean-Marc Hero has been appointed to the prestigious position of Secretary General for the World Congress of Herpetology (WCH). The Congress was formed in 1982 to promote international interest and collaboration between individuals, societies and other organisations dedicated to the study and protection of amphibians and reptiles. Associate Professor Hero […]

National Day for a vulnerable little Australian

Inside Griffith
Sunday 9 September is National Bilby Day; an opportunity to support the only Australian animal with its own National Day. The Greater Bilby (Macrotis lagotis) is one of Australia’s most endangered animals with an estimated 600 bilbies remaining in the wild. Captivity-induced stress is an ongoing issue in the zoological industry, and minimising stress is […]