Education: Esoteric Fellows

Far from worldly care is the pursuit of "ecological studies on the vanishing vertebrate fauna of the tropical rain forest remnant in East Africa, with a view to elucidating the origins of certain genera only known from the Uluguru and Usambara forests, and throwing light upon the dispersal of isolated, sylvicoline forms common to the Cameroon Mountains of the west and the Usambara Mountains of the East Coast." That is what Herpetologist Arthur Loveridge of Harvard University is going to do this year, and he will get something like $2,500 for doing...

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