Above: Beryl at work looking for things cold-blooded in the Aberdares. Image by by Vincent Muchai.
Beryl Bwong has always been fascinated by reptiles – snakes. lizards, chameleons and amphibians – anything cold-blooded. She’s a research scientist at the National Museums of Kenya herpetology section, and for the last 15 years researched on amphibians and reptiles around Kenya.
She is one of the few female herpetologists in East Africa.
Over to Beryl
1. Your favourite animal?
They are some of the most harmless animals around
3. What’s the difference between reptile and amphibian?