2017 GLOBAL CONSERVATION PRIZE

Philadelphia Zoo has awarded the Global Conservation Prize to Maxon Fildor (right), who along with fellow field biologist Anderson Jean (left), have been working on in situ and ex situ amphibian conservation efforts in Haiti since 2010. Led by Dr. Carlos Martinez-Rivera (center), these efforts include a captive breeding program at the Philadelphia Zoo; conservation management courses in the US and the Dominican Republic; presentations at international conferences; and continuing field research in the Massif de la Hotte biodiversity hotspot.

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