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 Western Cape province of South Africa.

Here is where the highest concentrations of threatened amphibians can be found in the country. Based on a prioritization exercise we conducted in 2018, we identified three species in the Western Cape for which targeted habitat protection and habitat management interventions would have particularly significant conservation benefits. These species are the Critically Endangere