There are four quarantined rooms being used to breed animals that are on the brink of extinction.
The zoo’s Museum of Living Art, or MOLA, is now home to more than 5,000 reptiles and amphibians. But the new $19 million exhibit is helping the zoo take part in a worldwide effort.
“It’s a mass extinction event that’s happening with amphibian species,” said Diane Barber. She’s the Curator of Ectotherms at the zoo. She’s helping lead the U.S. effort in saving some critically endangered amphibians.
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