We thank U Shwe Kyaw, Director General, Forest Department, Ministry of Forestry, U Khin Maung Zaw, Director, U Tin Tun and U Aung Din, Assistant Directors, Nature and Wildlife Conservation Division, Forest Department, Ministry of Forestry, for their continued support of this project.

We are indebted to the members of the field team: U Htun Win, Team leader, Daw Thin Thin, U San Lwin Oo, U Sai Wunna Kyi, U Kyi Soe Lwin, U Awan Khwi Shein, and U Hla Tun. Without their enthusiasm and dedication, this project would not be possible.

We thank the Park Wardens of Myanmar's protected areas for their support and cooperation. We especially wish to thank U Yeh Tut, Alaungdaw Kathapa National Park, and U Myint Aung, Chattin Wildlife Reserve, for their continued assistance and advice.

We thank Daw Thandar Kyi for general assistance.

Our gratitude to the curators, collection managers and curatorial assistants of the following museums for their assistance in obtaining specimen-related records or allowing us to examine specimens in their care: Linda S. Ford, American Museum of Natural History; Harold K. Voris, Robert F. Inger, Alan Resetar, James B. Ladonski, and Bryan L. Stuart, Field Museum of Natural History; Rao Dingqi, Kunming Institute of Zoology; Jose P. Rosado and James Hanken, Museum of Comparative Zoology, Harvard University; John Simmons, Museum of Natural History, University of Kansas; Rainer Guenther, Museum für Naturkunde, Humboldt-Universität, Berlin; David B. Wake and Christopher J. Conroy, Museum of Vertebrate Zoology, University of California; Ronald I. Crombie, W. Ron Heyer and Traci D. Hartsell, National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institute; E. N. Arnold, Mark Wilkinson, Colin McCarthy and Barry Clarke, The Natural History Museum, London; Robert W. Murphy and Ross D. MacCulloch, Royal Ontario Museum; Jonathan Campbell and Paul Ustach, University of Texas, Arlington; David C. Cannatella and Jessica Rosales, University of Texas, Austin; and S. K. Chanda and Pranab Mallick, Zoological Survey of India, Calcutta.

Thanks to Christopher Wemmer, Associate Director, and Peter Leimgruber, Conservation and Research Center, Smithsonian Natural Zoological Park, for their assistance with the project.

We are obliged to Charles Convis of the Conservation Technology Support Program of ESRI for the generous donation of GIS software to CAS, and to Terrametrics, Inc., Colorado, for their generous contribution of Landsat imagery. Thanks also to Dr. Larry Crissman of the Australian Centre of the Asian Spatial Information and Analysis Network (ACASIAN) for supplying digital data.

We are grateful for our many colleagues at CAS for their support through the years. We especially thank Stan Blum, Carl Ferraris, Charles Fox, and Annie Malley. Dong Lin of CAS provided initial photography and training.

This project was funded by grants DEB 9972861 and DEB 0451832 from the National Science Foundation. Additional support was provided by the California Academy of Sciences, the Lakeside Foundation, California Academy of Sciences G.Lindsay Fund for Field Research, and by generous donations to the Department of Herpetology, CAS, by Malcolm and Jeanne Miller, David L. Jameson, Emily Date, and the late Richard Dumke.

Unless otherwise noted, all photographs are by Hla Tun, and all map images are constructed by M. S. Koo. All images are copyrighted by the California Academy of Sciences.


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