With fewer than 20 Loa Water Frogs left in the world, hatching of tadpoles revives hope for Critically Endangered species

2020-10-22T13:14:55-04:00October 22nd, 2020|Latest News, Partner Updates|

Successful Breeding at the National Zoo of Chile Marks Pivotal First Step Toward Returning Frog to the Wild

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October 22, 2020
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Nearly 200 Loa water frog (Telmatobius dankoi) tadpoles hatched Tuesday, Oct. 20, at the National Zoo of Chile, a little more than a […]

Protecting the unique and threatened frogs of the Western Cape, South Africa

2020-10-22T07:20:30-04:00October 22nd, 2020|Latest News, Partner Updates|

By Jeanne Tarrant, Endangered Wildlife Trust – Threatened Amphibian Programme

In July 2020, with the support of ASA’s small grant through Global Wildlife Conservation, the Endangered Wildlife Trust (EWT) commenced a new project focused on some of the most threatened and endemic frogs species restricted to very limited ranges in the […]

Bolivia and Peru working together to conserve the Titicaca Water Frog

2020-10-22T07:23:06-04:00October 20th, 2020|Latest News, Partner Updates|

By Eliana Lizarraga Heredia, Museo de Historia Natural Alcide d’Orbginy

In a coordinated effort, the Governments of Bolivia and Peru, with the support of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and with funding from the Global Environment Facility (GEF), have constituted a transnational team for the conservation of the emblematic Titicaca […]

A flying leap: Conservation of the Anamalai flying frog

2020-10-22T07:25:28-04:00October 18th, 2020|Latest News, Partner Updates|

By Snehaa Sundaram and Amrit Menon, Wildlife Trust of India

Western Ghats in India, one of global biodiversity hotspots and UNESCO World Heritage site, is home to a miscellany of taxa including about 170 amphibian species, new ones continue to be discovered every year. However, the rich biodiversity of the Western […]

When a tiny tadpole turns out to be a (different) lost frog

2020-10-22T07:28:17-04:00October 16th, 2020|Latest News, Partner Updates|

By Lindsay Renick Mayer, Global Wildlife Conservation

From getting the right permits, to determining the right time of year, to traversing rough terrain in treacherous weather, to figuring out where to look, the search for lost species can, at times, present an impossible challenge. And sometimes when an animal is found, […]

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