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Viviana Ricardez, is the Vice President of Texas Turtles and tackles many of the crucial day to day tasks. Fueled by her lifelong passion for turtles and herpetology she works tirelessly to study, document, and publish on the ecology and natural history of Texas turtles.

 

Viviana is active in conservation and research efforts with turtles, traveling across the state of Texas to work on multiple long-term population monitoring studies, and conservation endeavors including organizing the Texas Turtle's research study sites throughout the state. She is also a member of the IUCN SSC Tortoise and Freshwater Turtle Specialist Group. 

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