Critically Endangered Frogs Released to Bolster Wild Populations

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By Alex Wierbinski - Posted on 27 September 2017



September 27

Critically Endangered Frogs

Mountain yellow-legged frogs

Oakland Zoo, San Francisco Zoo, and Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks Release Critically Endangered Frogs to Bolster Wild Populations, NPS, SEKI, August 30, 2017.


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Rescue for Recovery: Biologists Team up with Zoos to Save Frogs on Brink of Extinction, Sequoia & Kings Canyon, December 16, 2015.

""...disease (chytridiomycosis), which is caused by amphibian chytrid fungus and is responsible for the decline or extinction of more than 200 amphibian species worldwide. The mountain yellow-legged frog has been listed as Endangered by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service since 2014."



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