Golden Coqui Frog Probably Extinct

Around 40% of all the animals and plants that have been studied are seriously threatened. We are living in the time of the sixth great extinction event on this planet.

The situation is bad for most types of animal (20% of all mammals are either extinct or going that way), but it is disastrous for the frogs and toads. A look at what has pushed the Golden Coqui Frog (Eleutherodactylus jasperi) to the brink illustrates some of the ways that humans are involved.

Read full story HERE.


About Candace M Hansen

Wildlife advocate, conservationist and environmentalist.
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