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Dennis Ferraro is a specialist in the amphibians (frogs and salamanders), turtles, and reptiles (i.e. snakes) of Nebraska. He also has extensive knowledge of herps (amphibians, turtles, and reptiles) throughout the U.S. and around the world.

He is available to answer your questions.

Here are a few suggestions to help Dennis provide you with the most accurate information.

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    • Send them at the highest resolution
    • Take photos from several angles/perspectives, if you are able to do so safely
    • Include a ruler or standard-sized object to help show scale, particularly when taking close-up photos.
  • Descriptions

    • Provide as much measurable and specific detail as possible. We have provided a form to help you, help us, answer your question. Download the PDF here
      • Location (town/state)
      • Describe the habitat (grassland, lawn, roadside ditch, wet meadow, woods, etc.)

Contacting Dennis

phone iconOffice Phone:  402-472-8248

phone iconCell:  402-490-2155

mail iconE-mail:  dferraro1@unl.edu

Dennis Ferraro teaching public school students about Nebraska's snakes.
Dennis Ferraro teaching public school students about Nebraska's snakes. Photo by Donna M. Vantassel