Tributes

Biographies

Biography of David Burton Wake— Staub N and Mueller RL. 2017. Copeia 105(2):415-426 [PDF]

Obituaries

Berkeley News “David Wake, a prominent herpetologist who warned of amphibian declines, is dead at 84” Robert Sanders, May 4, 2021

The Daily Californian “‘Great thinker’: UC Berkeley professor emeritus, herpetologist David Wake dies at age 84” Maya Akkaraju, May 6, 2021.

Society for Integrative & Comparative Biology (SICB) “In Memoriam Dr. David B. Wake” Marguerite Butler, Frank Fish, Adam P. Summers, May 14, 2021. [PDF]

The New York Times “David Wake, Expert on Salamanders and Evolution” Richard Sandomir, May 19, 2021.

Revista Latinoamericana de Herpetologia 4(1):253-257 “David Burton Wake (1936-2021): Dr. Salamandra” Gabriela Parra-Olea y Juan Manuel Guayasamin May 24, 2021.

Science: The Wire “More Fun Than Fun: David Wake, Salamanders and the Origin and Loss of Species” Raghavendra Gadagkar, July 7, 2021.

Retrospectives
Hanken J. 2021. David Wake: Why are there so many kinds of organisms (but especially salamanders)?
 
Zamudio, KR. 2021. David B. Wake (1936–2021): Pioneering evolutionary biologist and amphibian advocate. Science : 1399