Efforts On to Save Mountain Yellow-Legged Frogs from Extinction

June 17, 2013 / No Comments

The mountain yellow-legged frog currently numbers just around hundred, making it a strong case of extinction-ready species. In a bid to halt the complete wipe out of the amphibian species, the James San Jacinto Mountains Reserve saw the creatures being let to roam around in their terrain by the San Diego Zoo Institute for Conservation Research last week. The population of ...

Panamanian Golden Frog – (Atelopus zeteki)

April 21, 2009 / No Comments

The Panamanian golden frog (Atelopus zeteki) is critically endangered. The toad is endemic to Panama and inhabits tropical forest regions, on mountains and near streams. [caption id="attachment_4733" align="aligncenter" width="500" caption="Panamanian golden frog (Atelopus zeteki) "][/caption] At one time, it was thought to have become extinct, but this little fellow can be found at the El Nispero Zoo in Valle de Anton ...

Fishing Spider Can Eat Frogs,

May 27, 2008 / 1 Comment

Boy oh boy, nature either changes or we never knew such things can happen. Here is a fishing spider from Africa that lurks near water and feeds on fish or in this particular case, with a live frog. Could that be the way nature responds and is it possible for these spiders to invade cities in the next centuries for a ...