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Plumbeate marsupial frog (Gastrotheca plumbea) at Centro Jambatu. This species is listed as vulnerable on the IUCN red list.

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A male turtle carapaced marsupial frog (Gastrotheca testudinea) at Centro Jambatu.
Though this species is very rare, it is listed as least concern on IUCN’s red list.

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Two critically endangered Limon harlequin frogs (Atelopus sp. spumarius complex) in amplexus at Centro Jambatu in Quito, Ecuador. These two animals were originally from San Carlos de Limón, Morona Santiago Province, Ecuador. The captive breeding program has been successful in Centro Jambatu, saving the species from the extinction. The natural habitat of this species faces numerous obstacles, including loss due to mining, deforestation road constructions and farming activities.

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A critically endangered webbed harlequin frog (Atelopus palmatus) at Centro Jambatu.

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An endangered pilalo tree frog (Hyloscirtus ptychodactylus) at Balsa de los Sapos.

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Atelopes ignescens, one of many extinct Atelopus species in the collection at Pontificia Universidad Catolica del Ecuador in Quito.

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Three scientists examine the previous evening’s collection of amphibians in their hotel room in Limon, Ecuador.

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An anole (Polychrotidae sp.) in the cloud forest reserve of Reserva Las Gralarias, near Mindo, Ecuador.

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Two men search for amphibians in a cloud forest reserve near Mindo, Ecuador.

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