A ranger marsupial frog (Gastrotheca orophylax) at Centro Jambatu in Quito, Ecuador. This animal is originally from Santa Barbara, Sucumbios Province, Ecuador. This species is listed as vulnerable by IUCN. The population is affected due to habitat destruction, such as agriculture, pesticide use, pine and eucalyptus forest plantations. Like all members of the Gastrotheca genus, females of this species have a pouch on their backs from which fully developed froglets emerge.
Red spectacled amazon, Amazona pretrei, at Loro Parque Fundacion. This species is listed as vulnerable.
Marsh mongoose (Atilax paludinosus) named Nino at
Park Assango, ONG Animal’s World in Libreville, Gabon.
The Marsh mongoose occurs in humid forests, swamps, mangroves and marshes. It is well adapted to living in wet areas with its webbed feet. This one-year-old male was brought to the refuge as a tiny furry baby and now lives freely around the owner’s place and garden.