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 In pictures: Tanzania’s toad haul

Species of toad from the Nectophrynoides genus (Image: Penelope Whitehorn/Frontier)

This toad from the Nectophrynoides genus is one of 15 amphibian species in Tanzania that have been described for the first time. They were found during research led by UK conservation charity Frontier.

From BBC News:  http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/in_pictures/7856513.stm

Note from EcoSnake - What is so profound and scary is that because of climate and other changes, many species may become extinct, even before we humans “discover” them…

Posted by Frank - February 2, 2009

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