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An unidentified noisy foam nest frog (Engystomops sp. Baquerizo Moreno) at Centro Jambatu in Quito, Ecuador. This animal was originally from Baquerizo Moreno, Guayas Province, Ecuador. Threats to this species include mining and urban development.

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ANI110-00092

An unidentified noisy foam nest frog (Engystomops sp. Baquerizo Moreno) at Centro Jambatu in Quito, Ecuador. This animal was originally from Baquerizo Moreno, Guayas Province, Ecuador. Threats to this species include mining and urban development.

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ANI110-00091

A new frog species (Hyloxalus sp. nov. Cerro Masvale) at Centro Jambatu in Quito, Ecuador. This animal is originally from Cerro Masvale, Guayas Province, Ecuador. Threats to the species include habitat destruction due to mining and urban development.

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ANI110-00090

A new frog species (Hyloxalus sp. nov. Cerro Masvale) at Centro Jambatu in Quito, Ecuador. This animal is originally from Cerro Masvale, Guayas Province, Ecuador. Threats to the species include habitat destruction due to mining and urban development.

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ANI110-00089

A Pacific horned toad (Ceratophrys stolzmanni) at Centro Jambatu in Quito, Ecuador. This animal is originally from Reserva Ecologica militar Arenillas, El Oro Province, Ecuador.
This species is listed as vulnerable by IUCN. It is a rare species in nature and little known due to its biology. It is active only in the rainy season. However, Ecuadorian populations may be declining as a result of the destruction and fragmentation of dry coastal forests, urban growth, the use of agrochemicals.

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ANI110-00088

A Pacific horned toad (Ceratophrys stolzmanni) at Centro Jambatu in Quito, Ecuador. This animal is originally from Reserva Ecologica militar Arenillas, El Oro Province, Ecuador.
This species is listed as vulnerable by IUCN. It is a rare species in nature and little known due to its biology. It is active only in the rainy season. However, Ecuadorian populations may be declining as a result of the destruction and fragmentation of dry coastal forests, urban growth, the use of agrochemicals.

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ANI110-00087

A Spurrell leaf frog (Agalychnis spurrelli) at Centro Jambatu in Quito, Ecuador. This animal is originally from Otokiki – Alto Tambo, Esmeraldas Province, Ecuador.

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A Spurrell leaf frog (Agalychnis spurrelli) at Centro Jambatu in Quito, Ecuador. This animal is originally from Otokiki – Alto Tambo, Esmeraldas Province, Ecuador.

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A female and a male Festa’s toad (Rhinella festae) at Centro Jambatu in Quito, Ecuador. This animal is originally from Loreto, Orellana Province, Ecuador. The biggest threats to this species are deforestation, agriculture, mining, urban development, and use of pesticides.

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ANI110-00084

A female Festa’s toad (Rhinella festae) at Centro Jambatu in Quito, Ecuador. This animal is originally from Loreto, Orellana Province, Ecuador. The biggest threats to this species are deforestation, agriculture, mining, urban development, and use of pesticides.

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ANI110-00083

An endangered sleeping Ecuadorian monkey frog (Callimedusa ecuatoriana) at Centro Jambatu in Quito, Ecuador. This animal is originally from Paquisha, Zamora Chinchipe Province, Ecuador. Mining is the major threat to this species, as well as habitat destruction due to urban development, agriculture, and deforestation.

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ANI110-00082

An endangered sleeping Ecuadorian monkey frog (Callimedusa ecuatoriana) at Centro Jambatu in Quito, Ecuador. This animal is originally from Paquisha, Zamora Chinchipe Province, Ecuador. Mining is the major threat to this species, as well as habitat destruction due to urban development, agriculture, and deforestation.

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ANI110-00081

An endangered sleeping Ecuadorian monkey frog (Callimedusa ecuatoriana) at Centro Jambatu in Quito, Ecuador. This animal is originally from Paquisha, Zamora Chinchipe Province, Ecuador. Mining is the major threat to this species, as well as habitat destruction due to urban development, agriculture, and deforestation.

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ANI110-00080

An endangered sleeping Ecuadorian monkey frog (Callimedusa ecuatoriana) at Centro Jambatu in Quito, Ecuador. This animal is originally from Paquisha, Zamora Chinchipe Province, Ecuador. Mining is the major threat to this species, as well as habitat destruction due to urban development, agriculture, and deforestation.

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ANI110-00079

A male turtle carapaced marsupial frog (Gastrotheca testudinea) at Centro Jambatu in Quito, Ecuador. This animal is originally from Zunag, Morona Santiago Province, Ecuador.

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ANI110-00078

A male turtle carapaced marsupial frog (Gastrotheca testudinea) at Centro Jambatu in Quito, Ecuador. This animal is originally from Zunag, Morona Santiago Province, Ecuador.

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ANI110-00077

An endangered female gray-bellied marsupial frog (Gastrotheca litonedis) at Centro Jambatu in Quito, Ecuador. This animal is originally from Busa Lagoon, Azuay Province, Ecuador. This species is threatened by habitat loss.

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ANI110-00076

An endangered male gray-bellied marsupial frog (Gastrotheca litonedis) at Centro Jambatu in Quito, Ecuador. This animal is originally from Busa Lagoon, Azuay Province, Ecuador. This species is threatened by habitat loss.

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ANI110-00075

An endangered female gray-bellied marsupial frog (Gastrotheca litonedis) at Centro Jambatu in Quito, Ecuador. This animal is originally from Busa Lagoon, Azuay Province, Ecuador. This species is threatened by habitat loss.

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ANI110-00074

An endangered female gray-bellied marsupial frog (Gastrotheca litonedis) at Centro Jambatu in Quito, Ecuador. This animal is originally from Busa Lagoon, Azuay Province, Ecuador. This species is threatened by habitat loss.

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ANI110-00073

A male Lojana marsupial frog (Gastrotheca lojana) at Centro Jambatu in Quito, Ecuador. This animal is originally from Ona, Azuay Province, Ecuador.

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ANI110-00072

A male Lojana marsupial frog (Gastrotheca lojana) at Centro Jambatu in Quito, Ecuador. This animal is originally from Ona, Azuay Province, Ecuador.

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ANI110-00071

A female Lojana marsupial frog (Gastrotheca lojana) at Centro Jambatu in Quito, Ecuador. This animal is originally from Ona, Azuay Province, Ecuador. Females of this genus have a marsupial-style pouch in their back where their offspring grow until they born as completely formed juvenile frogs.

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ANI110-00070

A female Lojana marsupial frog (Gastrotheca lojana) at Centro Jambatu in Quito, Ecuador. This animal is originally from Ona, Azuay Province, Ecuador. Females of this genus have a marsupial-style pouch in their back where their offspring grow until they born as completely formed juvenile frogs.

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ANI110-00069

An Amazonian monkey frog (Cruziohyla craspedopus) at Centro Jambatu in Quito, Ecuador. This animal is originally from Shiripuno, Orellana Province, Ecuador.

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ANI110-00068

An Amazonian monkey frog (Cruziohyla craspedopus) at Centro Jambatu in Quito, Ecuador. This animal is originally from Shiripuno, Orellana Province, Ecuador.

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ANI110-00067

An Amazonian monkey frog (Cruziohyla craspedopus) at Centro Jambatu in Quito, Ecuador. This animal is originally from Shiripuno, Orellana Province, Ecuador.

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ANI110-00066

A Ecuadorean snub-nosed frog (Ctenophryne aequatorialis) at Centro Jambatu in Quito, Ecuador. This animal is originally from Cuenca, Azuay Province, Ecuador. The species is threatened by urban development, fire, destruction of habitat, intensive agriculture and livestock, pollution, and use of agrochemicals.

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ANI110-00065

A Ecuadorean snub-nosed frog (Ctenophryne aequatorialis) at Centro Jambatu in Quito, Ecuador. This animal is originally from Cuenca, Azuay Province, Ecuador. The species is threatened by urban development, fire, destruction of habitat, intensive agriculture and livestock, pollution, and use of agrochemicals.

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ANI110-00064

A Calcar monkey frog (Cruziohyla calcarifer) at Centro Jambatu in Quito, Ecuador. This animal is originally from Alto Tambo, Esmeraldas Province, Ecuador. This species is threatened by destruction of habitat, intensive agriculture and livestock, pollution, use of agrochemicals, mining, urban development and palm plantations.

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ANI110-00063

A Calcar monkey frog (Cruziohyla calcarifer) at Centro Jambatu in Quito, Ecuador. This animal is originally from Alto Tambo, Esmeraldas Province, Ecuador. This species is threatened by destruction of habitat, intensive agriculture and livestock, pollution, use of agrochemicals, mining, urban development and palm plantations.

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ANI110-00062

A Grandison glass frog (Nymphargus grandisonae) at Centro Jambatu in Quito, Ecuador. This animal is originally from Las Pampas, Cotopaxi Province, Ecuador. This species is threatened by destruction of habitat, intensive agriculture and livestock, pollution, use of agrochemicals, mining, urban development and palm plantations.

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ANI110-00061

A Grandison glass frog (Nymphargus grandisonae) at Centro Jambatu in Quito, Ecuador. This animal is originally from Las Pampas, Cotopaxi Province, Ecuador. This species is threatened by destruction of habitat, intensive agriculture and livestock, pollution, use of agrochemicals, mining, urban development and palm plantations.

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ANI110-00060

A black snub-nosed frog (Ctenophryne aterrima) at Centro Jambatu in Quito, Ecuador. This animal is originally from Alto Tambo, Esmeraldas Province, Ecuador. This species is threatened by destruction of habitat, intensive agriculture and livestock, pollution, use of agrochemicals, mining, urban development and palm plantations.

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ANI110-00059

A black snub-nosed frog (Ctenophryne aterrima) at Centro Jambatu in Quito, Ecuador. This animal is originally from Alto Tambo, Esmeraldas Province, Ecuador. This species is threatened by destruction of habitat, intensive agriculture and livestock, pollution, use of agrochemicals, mining, urban development and palm plantations.

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ANI110-00058

A yellow spotted cochran frog (Sachatamia albomaculata) at Centro Jambatu in Quito, Ecuador. This animal is originally from Quininde, Esmeraldas Province, Ecuador. This species is threatened by destruction of habitat, intensive agriculture and livestock, pollution, use of agrochemicals, mining, urban development.

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