Enduring and Avoiding the Cold – How Reptiles and Amphibians Survive Northern Winters

Winter in the northeast is by and large an off-season for herpetologists with more sanity than me. It is a good time to write grants, analyze data, and drink a nice stout by a fire, but there is truly a lot going on under the ice and snow for those willing to look. Husband and wife duo, Fred Schueler and Aleta Karstad, are two such people, and have hosted a public event called “Mudpuppy Night” every Friday all winter for over 20 years, which is what brought me north of the border that chilly evening. Leer más.