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A critically endangered, female Pirre harlequin frog (Atelopus glyphus,) at the Panama Amphibian Rescue and Conservation Project. This is a project designed to establish captive breeding populations of frogs at risk of extinction from the frog-killing Chrytrid fungus.

This species is highly susceptible to the fungus, so it has been brought in for captive breeding.

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A robber frog species (in the craugastor punctariolus series) at the Panama Amphibian Rescue and Conservation Project. This is a project designed to establish captive breeding populations of frogs at risk of extinction from the frog-killing Chrytrid fungus.

Shown are a female (larger) and a male.
This species is thought to be down to just two males and single female. Despite very intensive searches, the last wild individuals were seen in the wild in 2010.

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The underside of a robber frog species (in the craugastor punctariolus series) at the Panama Amphibian Rescue and Conservation Project. This is a project designed to establish captive breeding populations of frogs at risk of extinction from the frog-killing Chrytrid fungus.

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Chevron patter color morph of the Limosa harlequin frog (Atelopus limosus) at the Panama Amphibian Rescue and Conservation Project. The male is smaller than the female. This is a project designed to establish captive breeding populations of frogs at risk of extinction from the frog-killing Chytrid fungus.

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Geminisa’s dart frog (Andinobates geminisae) at the Panama Amphibian Rescue and Conservation Project.

This species occurs in a limited distribution in central Panama.

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Vicente’s poison frog (Oophaga vicentei) at the Panama Amphibian Rescue and Conservation Project. This is a project designed to establish captive breeding populations of frogs at risk of extinction from the frog-killing Chytrid fungus.

This is an arboreal species from a restricted habitat in central Panama. They have such a small distribution because of rainforest destruction.

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A critically endangered, female Pirre harlequin frog (Atelopus glyphus,) at the Panama Amphibian Rescue and Conservation Project. This is a project designed to establish captive breeding populations of frogs at risk of extinction from the frog-killing Chytrid fungus.

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Endangered female and male toad mountain harlequin frogs (Atelopus certus) at the Panama Amphibian Rescue and Conservation Project. This is a project designed to establish captive breeding populations of frogs at risk of extinction from the frog-killing Chytrid fungus.

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Endangered male and female toad mountain harlequin frogs (Atelopus certus) at the Panama Amphibian Rescue and Conservation Project. This is a project designed to establish captive breeding populations of frogs at risk of extinction from the frog-killing Chytrid fungus.

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An endangered female toad mountain harlequin frog (Atelopus certus) at the Panama Amphibian Rescue and Conservation Project. This is a project designed to establish captive breeding populations of frogs at risk of extinction from the frog-killing Chytrid fungus.

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A male robber frog (in the Craugastor punctariolus series) at the Panama Amphibian Rescue and Conservation Project. This is a project designed to establish captive breeding populations of frogs at risk of extinction from the frog-killing Chytrid fungus.

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A robber frog (in the Craugastor punctariolus series) at the Panama Amphibian Rescue and Conservation Project. This is a project designed to establish captive breeding populations of frogs at risk of extinction from the frog-killing Chytrid fungus.

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A male robber frog (in the Craugastor punctariolus series) at the Panama Amphibian Rescue and Conservation Project. This is a project designed to establish captive breeding populations of frogs at risk of extinction from the frog-killing Chytrid fungus.

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Chevron patter color morph of the Limosa harlequin frog (Atelopus limosus) at the Panama Amphibian Rescue and Conservation Project. The male is smaller than the female. This is a project designed to establish captive breeding populations of frogs at risk of extinction from the frog-killing Chytrid fungus.

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Chevron patter color morph of the Limosa harlequin frog (Atelopus limosus) at the Panama Amphibian Rescue and Conservation Project. The male is smaller than the female. This is a project designed to establish captive breeding populations of frogs at risk of extinction from the frog-killing Chytrid fungus.

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The critically endangered, Pirre harlequin frog (Atelopus glyphus) at the Panama Amphibian Rescue and Conservation Project. The male is smaller. This is a project designed to establish captive breeding populations of frogs at risk of extinction from the frog-killing Chytrid fungus.

The male is smaller and darker with small yellow spots.

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The critically endangered, Pirre harlequin frog (Atelopus glyphus) at the Panama Amphibian Rescue and Conservation Project. The male is smaller. This is a project designed to establish captive breeding populations of frogs at risk of extinction from the frog-killing Chytrid fungus.

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The critically endangered, Pirre harlequin frog (Atelopus glyphus) at the Panama Amphibian Rescue and Conservation Project. The male is smaller. This is a project designed to establish captive breeding populations of frogs at risk of extinction from the frog-killing Chytrid fungus.

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Brown color morph of the Limosa harlequin frog (Atelopus limosus) at the Panama Amphibian Rescue and Conservation Project. This is a project designed to establish captive breeding populations of frogs at risk of extinction from the frog-killing Chytrid fungus.

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Brown color morph of the Limosa harlequin frog (Atelopus limosus) at the Panama Amphibian Rescue and Conservation Project. This is a project designed to establish captive breeding populations of frogs at risk of extinction from the frog-killing Chytrid fungus.

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Brown color morph of the Limosa harlequin frog (Atelopus limosus) at the Panama Amphibian Rescue and Conservation Project. This is a project designed to establish captive breeding populations of frogs at risk of extinction from the frog-killing Chytrid fungus.

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Brian Gratwicke of The Panama Amphibian Rescue and Conservation Project. This project is designed to establish captive breeding populations of frogs at risk of extinction from the frog-killing Chrytrid fungus.

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Two critically endangered Pirri harlequin frogs (Atelopus glyphus) at the Panama Amphibian Rescue and Conservation Project.

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Brown color morph of the endangered Limosa harlequin frog (Atelopus limosus) at the Panama Amphibian Rescue and Conservation Project. This is a project designed to establish captive breeding populations of frogs at risk of extinction from the frog-killing Chryttrid fungus. This species is highly susceptible to the fungus and has declined through most of its range in central Panama, where it is endemic. This is the brown color form. It’s now extremely rare to see one in the wild.

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Chevron pattern color morph of the endangerd Limosa harlequin frog (Atelopus limosus) at the Panama Amphibian Rescue and Conservation Project.

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A male of the chevron pattern color morph of the endangered Limosa harlequin frog (Atelopus limosus) at the Panama Amphibian Rescue and Conservation Project. This is a project designed to establish captive breeding populations of frogs at risk of extinction from the frog-killing Chryttrid fungus.

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A Geminisa’s dart frog (Andinobates geminisae) at the Panama Amphibian Rescue and Conservation Project. This species occurs in a limited distribution in central Panama.

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A Vicente’s poison frog (Oophaga vicentei) at the Panama Amphibian Rescue and Conservation Project. This is a project designed to establish captive breeding populations of frogs at risk of extinction from the frog-killing Chryttrid fungus. This is an arboreal species from a restricted habitat in central Panama. They have such a small distribution because of rainforest destruction.

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Endangered Toad mountain harlequin frogs (Atelopus certus) in amplexus at the Panama Amphibian Rescue and Conservation Project. This is a project designed to establish captive breeding populations of frogs at risk of extinction from the frog-killing Chrytrid fungus. This species is thought to be highly threatened by the fungus, so it has been brought into captive breeding programs.

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A critically endangered Costa Rican variable harlequin toad (Atelopus varius) at the El Valle Amphibian Conservation Center (EVACC).

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Two critically endangered Pirri harlequin frogs (Atelopus glyphus) at the Panama Amphibian Rescue and Conservation Project.

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Private collectors In the frog room of their home in Oklahoma City.

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Behind the scenes, Joel Sartore and private collectors in the frog room of their home in Oklahoma City.

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A Panamanian night monkey (Aotus zonalis) at the Nispero Zoo.

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A Panamanian night monkey (Aotus zonalis) at the Nispero Zoo.

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A Panamanian night monkey (Aotus zonalis) at the Nispero Zoo.

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