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Jennifer’s professional zoo experience includes her current position as a curator at the Woodland Park Zoo, where she oversees the endangered Oregon spotted frog and Western pond turtle head starting and release programs. She has taught amphibian husbandry courses through the Association of Zoos and Aquariums Amphibian Management School and also in Madagascar and Colombia. In her former position as the curator of herpetology at the Bronx Zoo/Wildlife Conservation society, she worked on the Kihansi spray toad reintroduction program. Jenny has described 21 species of frogs and toads new to science and published more than 25 peer-reviewed papers. Her experience with reintroduction projects has enabled her to become well versed on issues particular to the conservation and reintroduction of endangered species. She currently is an affiliate curator at the University of Washington’s Burke Museum of Natural History and Culture and serves on the Board of the American Society of Ichthyologists and Herpetologists and as the Co-Chair of the Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA) Amphibian Taxon Advisory Group.