MARLEN WILDENHUES is working for the Rhine-Bergish District as a local species conservation
appointee since 2011. Her interest for amphibians started with two practical courses on larval morphology and
development at the Cologne Zoo in 2009, resulting so far in two scientific publications. She completed her Master
Thesis in 2010 at the Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences of the Rhineland Friedrich-Wilhelms-University,
Bonn in collaboration with the Cologne Zoo and the Institute of Ecology and Biological Resources in Hanoi Vietnam,
focusing on the larval morphology and development of Vietnamese tree frogs.