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12 Interesting Facts About Glass Frogs in Costa Rica

There have been a total of 149 species of glass frogs so far discovered, with 14 species found in Costa Rica. The most recent...

Climate Change Spurring Frog Extinctions: Conservationists

Three Central American frog species have gone extinct and many others may soon follow as their populations are ravaged by a fungus that is...

Scientist discovers new species of frog in Central America: Sylvia’s tree frog

It took 20 years of research, but Andrew Gray, the Curator of Herpetology at the Manchester Museum, finally discovered a new species of frog, the Cruziohyla sylviae. The more non-scientific and more pronounceable name of this new species is Sylvia’s tree frog, named after Gray’s 3-year-old granddaughter.

Researchers find specimen of Costa Rican frog believed to be extinct

The specimen is currently living at a UCR terrarium under permanent monitoring and aseptic conditions that are controlled for temperature and humidity. Researchers are preparing her for an amphibian conservation program.

We’re risking a mass extinction of frogs – and they’re the ‘canary in the coal mine’

Frogs are dying off at an alarming rate in Central America and in other tropical areas -- and it's not clear why.

It’s frog orgy season

It's rainy season, which in Costa Rica is also frog orgy season.

New species of glass frog discovered in Costa Rican mountains

Tucked away in the Talamanca mountains, a tiny, semi-translucent frog has lurked out of the sites of scientists from more than a century of field work.

Photos: A salute to Costa Rica’s natives on World Wildlife Day

In 2013 the United Nations declared March 3 as World Wildlife Day to celebrate biodiversity and spread awareness about wildlife conservation.

5 Costa Rican frogs that came back from suspected extinction and 1 that didn’t

After mass declines in populations in Costa Rica, scientists now have some hope for many of these tiny amphibians.

Lost Decade for Frogs: 30 Species Extinct in Panama

A fungal disease has wiped out at least 30 species of amphibians in central Panama, according to a study published Tuesday in the Proceedings...

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