Pacific lizard biodiversity is topic of USGS public lecture topic on Dec. 13
Exciting discoveries are spurring research to uncover hidden secrets deep within South Pacific tropical forests. USGS Research Biologist Robert Fisher will be making a presentation detailing new discoveries and emerging threats to wildlife and ecosystems on December 13 from 7:00 to 8:00 pm on the USGS campus in Menlo Park (345 Middlefield Ave.). Attendees will hear Fisher’s stories from the tropical forests of Papua New Guinea and hear him detail his discovery of a new species dubbed the “bumblebee” gecko, and what he and other herpetologists are finding while studying Pacific lizard biodiversity. The lecture is free and open to the public.