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A male field cricket (Gryllus assimilis) at Centro Jambatu in Quito, Ecuador. Crickets are used to feed amphibians and other animals.

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An unidentified species of moth at Centro Jambatu in Quito, Ecuador.

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An unidentified species of moth at Centro Jambatu in Quito, Ecuador.

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Adult darkling beetles (Zophobas morio) at Centro Jambatu in Quito, Ecuador. These animals are used for feed amphibians and other animals.

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Darkling beetle Larvae (Zophobas morio) at Centro Jambatu in Quito, Ecuador. These animals are used for feed amphibians and other animals.

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Four pupa of darkling beetle (Zophobas morio) at Centro Jambatu in Quito, Ecuador. These animals are used for feed amphibians and other animals.

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An adult darkling beetle (Zophobas morio) at Centro Jambatu in Quito, Ecuador. Beetles are used for feed amphibians and other animals.

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Four pupa of darkling beetle (Zophobas morio) at Centro Jambatu in Quito, Ecuador. These animals are used for feed amphibians and other animals.

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Darkling beetle larvae (Zophobas morio) at Centro Jambatu in Quito, Ecuador. These animals are used for feed amphibians and other animals.

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A sun glass frog tadpole (Hyalinobatrachium aureoguttatum) at Centro Jambatu in Quito, Ecuador. This animal was originally from Durango, Esmeraldas Province, Ecuador.

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A pair of El Tambo marsupial frogs (Gastrotheca elicioi) at Centro Jambatu in Quito, Ecuador. These animals were originally from Ona, Ecuador. Locality is Loja, Ecuador. The male is bronze with some green, and the female is bright green and much larger, with pouch on back for brooding young.

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A male El Tambo marsupial frog (Gastrotheca elicioi) at Centro Jambatu in Quito, Ecuador. This animal was originally from Ona, Ecuador. Locality is Loja, Ecuador.

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A female El Tambo marsupial frog (Gastrotheca elicioi) at Centro Jambatu in Quito, Ecuador. This animal was originally from Ona, Ecuador. Locality is Loja, Ecuador. Collected in lowlands. The females of this species have a pouch on their backs for brooding young.

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A female El Tambo marsupial frog (Gastrotheca elicioi) at Centro Jambatu in Quito, Ecuador. This animal was originally from Ona, Ecuador. Locality is Loja, Ecuador. Collected in lowlands. The females of this species have a pouch on their backs for brooding young.

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A male, endangered, elegant stubfoot toad (Atelopus elegans) at Centro Jambatu in Quito, Ecuador. This is one of the few species of Atelopus not threatened by chytrid fungus because it lives at lower elevations in warmer climates.

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A male, endangered, elegant stubfoot toad (Atelopus elegans) at Centro Jambatu in Quito, Ecuador. This is one of the few species of Atelopus not threatened by chytrid fungus because it lives at lower elevations in warmer climates.

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An endangered Ecuadorian monkey frog (Callimedusa ecuatoriana) at Centro Jambatu in Quito, Ecuador. This animal was originally from Paquisha, Zamora Chinchipe Province, Ecuador.

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An endangered Ecuadorian monkey frog (Callimedusa ecuatoriana) at Centro Jambatu in Quito, Ecuador. This animal was originally from Paquisha, Zamora Chinchipe Province, Ecuador.

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A silver marsupial frog (Gastrotheca plumbea) at Centro Jambatu in Quito, Ecuador. This animal was originally from Dos Cascadas Tandapi Road, Pichincha Province, Ecuador. This species is listed as vulnerable by IUCN.

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A Prince Charles stream frog (Hyloscirtus princecharlesi) at Centro Jambatu in Quito, Ecuador. This animal was originally from Aloag – Tandapi Road, Pichincha Province, Ecuador.

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A Prince Charles stream frog (Hyloscirtus princecharlesi) at Centro Jambatu in Quito, Ecuador. This animal was originally from Aloag – Tandapi Road, Pichincha Province, Ecuador.

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A common Suriname toad (Pipa pipa) at Centro Jambatu in Quito, Ecuador. This animal was originally from Shiripuno, Orellana Province, Ecuador.

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A common Suriname toad (Pipa pipa) at Centro Jambatu in Quito, Ecuador. This animal was originally from Shiripuno, Orellana Province, Ecuador.

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A common Suriname toad (Pipa pipa) at Centro Jambatu in Quito, Ecuador. This animal was originally from Shiripuno, Orellana Province, Ecuador.

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A Colorado foam-nest frog (Engystomops coloradorum) at Centro Jambatu in Quito, Ecuador. This animal was originally from Sapo-Parque La Florida, Santo Domingo de los Tsáchilas Province, Ecuador.

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A Colorado foam-nest frog (Engystomops coloradorum) at Centro Jambatu in Quito, Ecuador. This animal was originally from Sapo-Parque La Florida, Santo Domingo de los Tsáchilas Province, Ecuador.

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A Tsachila croaking frog (Scinax tsachila) at Centro Jambatu in Quito, Ecuador. This animal was originally from Guadual, Esmeraldas Province, Ecuador.

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A Tsachila croaking frog (Scinax tsachila) at Centro Jambatu in Quito, Ecuador. This animal was originally from Guadual, Esmeraldas Province, Ecuador.

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A spotted-vent thin-toed frog (Leptodactylus ventrimaculatus) at Centro Jambatu in Quito, Ecuador. This animal was originally from Guadual, Esmeraldas Province, Ecuador.

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A spotted-vent thin-toed frog (Leptodactylus ventrimaculatus) at Centro Jambatu in Quito, Ecuador. This animal was originally from Guadual, Esmeraldas Province, Ecuador.

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A boulenger poison dart frog (Epipedobates boulengeri) at Centro Jambatu in Quito, Ecuador. This animal was originally from Guadual, Esmeraldas Province, Ecuador.

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A boulenger poison dart frog (Epipedobates boulengeri) at Centro Jambatu in Quito, Ecuador. This animal was originally from Guadual, Esmeraldas Province, Ecuador.

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A quadrangular milky frog (Trachycephalus quadrangulum) at Centro Jambatu in Quito, Ecuador. This animal was originally from the Guayas Province, Ecuador.

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A quadrangular milky frog (Trachycephalus quadrangulum) at Centro Jambatu in Quito, Ecuador. This animal was originally from the Guayas Province, Ecuador.

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A venter motted rocket frog (Hyloxalus infragutattus) at Centro Jambatu in Quito, Ecuador. This animal was originally from Norte de Bucay, Chimborazo Province, Ecuador. Threats to the species include farming, urban development, and Cacao plantations.

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A venter motted rocket frog (Hyloxalus infragutattus) at Centro Jambatu in Quito, Ecuador. This animal was originally from Norte de Bucay, Chimborazo Province, Ecuador. Threats to the species include farming, urban development, and Cacao plantations.

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