Many more amphibian species at risk of extinction than previously thought

May 7, 2019 - General

Frogs already knew it wasn’t easy being green, but the going just got a lot tougher for the 1,012 additional species of amphibians who have now been newly identified as at risk of extinction in a Yale-led study.

Credit: Robert Freckleton”Amphibians are highly threatened and are declining worldwide at an unprecedented rate,” said lead author Pamela González-del-Pliego, postdoctoral ecologist at Yale. “Unfortunately, it seems that the…

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