16 10, 2020

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, […]

14 10, 2020

Someone can’t care about what they don’t know or see

2020-10-14T14:39:19-04:00October 14th, 2020|Latest News, Partner Updates|

I started Key Conservation because I wanted a way for conservationists to be able to reach out to the world when the unexpected happened. You can’t plan for a lioness getting stuck in a snare or a GPS unit malfunctioning but they happen. For smaller conservation organizations moments like these […]

12 10, 2020

Description of the tadpole of Telmatobius brachydactylus (Anura: Telmatobiidae)

2020-10-22T07:30:03-04:00October 12th, 2020|Latest News, Partner Updates|

By Luis Castillo and César Aguilar, Grupo RANA and Universidad Nacional Mayor de San Marcos

The Amable Maria Frog (Telmatobius brachydactylus) is a semiaquatic amphibian species endemic to the high Andes of the central region in Peru, occurring at altitudes between 4000 and 4600 m. According to the IUCN, the species […]

10 10, 2020

First population estimates for two CR frogs from Madagascar

2020-10-22T07:31:56-04:00October 10th, 2020|Latest News, Partner Updates|

By Izabela Barata and Jeff Dawson, Durrell Wildlife Conservation Trust

Anodonthyla vallani and Anilany helenae are microhylid frogs only known from the vicinity of their type localities, in Ambohitantely Special Reserve, Madagascar, where they occur at high-altitude forests at around 1500 m elevation. Anodonthyla vallani is found on tree trunks several […]

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