Noticed this on Atlanta Botanical Garden’s Web site: Ron Gagliardo, its top amphibian expert, just got a new species named in his honor. Very cool. Here’s what the Web site says:

New frog species named Pristimantis gagliardoi
Amphibian Conservation Coordinator Ron Gagliardo has been honored because a newly discovered frog species has been named for him. During  herpetological studies of a previously unsurveyed region in the high Andies of southern Ecuador near Cuenca, this distinctive new species of rain frog was discovered by a field team including Joe Mendelson (Zoo Atlanta), Martin Bustamante (Pontifica Universidad Catolica de Ecuador), Michell Cummer (Utah State).

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