Rare frog proves glimmer of hope for ‘lost amphibians’

Telegraph: The Rio Pescado stubfoot toad was found during a night time search by a remote stream in Ecuador. The striking spotted toad has not been seen since 1995 and the discovery should help to protect the last surviving specimens or stubfoot - or harlequin toads - living in the wild. But despite the involvement of more than 120 scientists across five continents the search for nine other elusive creatures that make up the world's top 10 'lost amphibians' proved fruitless. Dr Robin Moore, of Conservation......

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