Three newly-found species of grape-sized frog discovered in Peru are already threatened with extinction



Three tiny species of frogs as small as a grape have been found hopping around the forests of Peru.
Conservationists have spent more than five years surveying the Montane forests in the central region and have discovered a number of previously unknown species.
Although their home is protected, the creatures face threats from habitat loss, the deadly chytrid skin fungus and climate change, they warn.
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THE THREE NEW SPECIES OF FROGS  The Pui Pui Rubber Frog, Pristimantis puipui, was found at a single site near Laguna Sinchón, at the centre of the Pui Pui Protected Forest,... read more

 
28 July 2017 in Science &Technology, Views: 43
Source: Daily Mail
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