The conservation breeding of two
foot-flagging frog species from Borneo, Staurois parvus and Staurois guttatus.
Anton Weissenbacher, Thomas Wampula, and Walter Hödl. Amphibian and Reptile
ANTON WEISSENBACHER is
Zoological Curator at Vienna Zoo, committee member of the European Association of Aquariums and coordinator of the
European Studbook (ESB) of Brachylophus fasciatus. At Vienna Zoo he is responsible for the zoological and
technical management of the aquarium, the “Desert house,” the “Rainforest house,” and monitors all zoo issues
concerning fishes, amphibians, reptiles, and invertebrates. Under his zoological guidance, the zoo has recently
registered several ex¬ceptional breeding successes such as the world’s first Northern river terrapin, Batagur
baska, hatched in captivity. Together with his team he manages the world’s largest Aphanius species breeding
group. He has supervised various scientific publications and has initiated several conservation projects including
Project Batagur baska.