The “Asmara Toad” from frog species, the “Massawa Giecko” from lizard species, the “Side Neck Turtle” as well as “Hohaito Lizard” are amphibians and reptiles found only in Eritrea.
BY BILLION TEMESGHEN | ERITREA PROFILE
The title of today’s article was suggested to me by Prof. Ted himself upon our settlement for an interview. And I agreed for a special treat for one of Q&A’s favorite guests, who in two years, is now sitting with us to share experiences and ideas for the third time!
Prof Theodore J. Papenfuss is a research specialist, and a former professor at the University of California, who has been engaged in Eritrea. This is the chronicle of a scientist who has visited Eritrea three times, bringing new traits of the Eritrean biodiversity to the knowledge of Eritreans and the world! Continue reading ‘Eritrea, the Country of Uncharted Biodiversity’: Prof. Ted Papenfuss