Madhushri Mudke is pursuing her PhD at ATREE, Bangalore. Her research is funded in part by the ZSL-EDGE fellowship for studying the threats and ecology of Micrixalus kottigeharensis. Before the EDGE fellowship, she was awarded a grant by SSAR (Society for the Study of Amphibians and Reptiles). Her work has been featured in various publications like FrogLog and newspapers like Bangalore Mirror, TOI and DNA. She has also written a pocket frog guide called ‘Frogs of Manipal’. She posts as @girlgonebirdzz on Twitter and Instagram.