Tracking the Moor frog - Spanish scientist at LIFE-AMPHIKULT
Diana Marco wades slowly through the knee-deep water of a swampland in the Barnstorfer Moor. The young scientist from Spain is on the lookout for Moor frog tadpoles. A few weeks ago, she had found numerous spawn clumbs here. Some of them were afflicted with mildew, an occurrence that can be observed quite often in acidic water bodies. Do some of the eggs still have a chance of developing into grown frogs? Diana Marco pursued this question in her just finished thesis, which she carried out under the supervision of Dr. Markus Richter, project manager of LIFE-AMPHIKULT.