In vitro culture
of skin cells from biopsies from the Critically Endangered Chinese giant
salamander, Andrias davidianus
(Blanchard, 1871) (Amphibia, Caudata,
Cryptobranchidae). 2013. Sarah
Christina Allmeling, Kerstin Reimers, Natalie
Frank-Klein, Robert Seuntjens, Peter M.
Vogt. Amphibian and Reptile
Husbandry, captive breeding, larval development and stages of the Malayan horned
frog Megophrys nasuta (Schlegel, 1858) (Amphibia: Anura:
Van Der Straeten, Stephen T. Hertwig, Thomas
Ziegler. Amphibian and Reptile Conservation 6(1):15-28(e43).
THOMAS ZIEGLER has been the Curator of the Aquarium / Terrarium
Department at the Cologne Zoo since 2003 and is the coordinator of the Zoo’s Biodiversity and Nature Conservation
Projects in Vietnam. He completed his Ph.D. in the year 2000 at the Mathematical Scientific Faculty of the
Rhineland Friedrich Wilhelms University Bonn focusing on the amphibian and reptile community of a lowland forest
reserve in Vietnam. Since 1994, he has published 246 papers and books, mainly dealing with herpetodiversity. Since
2008, Thomas has been a member of the IUCN/SSC Amphibian Specialist Group within the Mainland Southeast Asia
Region. His main research interests include diversity, systematics, and zoo biology of Southeast Asia’s
herpetofauna, in particular amphibians, monitor lizards, snakes, and crocodiles. Since February 2009, he has been
Associate Professor at the Zoological Institute (Biocentre) of Cologne University.