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A critically endangered Coyne’s harlequin frog (Atelopus coynei) at Centro Jambatu in Quito, Ecuador. This animal is originally from Chinambi, Carchi Province, Ecuador. This species experiences habitat degradation due to deforestation, agriculture, human activities such as agriculture and cattle raising. Like most Atelopus species, climate change has raised temperatures, stressing this cold weather animal, leaving them vulnerable to chytrid fungus.

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A critically endangered Coyne’s harlequin frog (Atelopus coynei) at Centro Jambatu in Quito, Ecuador. This animal is originally from Chinambi, Carchi Province, Ecuador. This species experiences habitat degradation due to deforestation, agriculture, human activities such as agriculture and cattle raising. Like most Atelopus species, climate change has raised temperatures, stressing this cold weather animal, leaving them vulnerable to chytrid fungus.

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A critically endangered Coyne’s harlequin frog (Atelopus coynei) at Centro Jambatu in Quito, Ecuador. This animal is originally from Chinambi, Carchi Province, Ecuador. This species experiences habitat degradation due to deforestation, agriculture, human activities such as agriculture and cattle raising. Like most Atelopus species, climate change has raised temperatures, stressing this cold weather animal, leaving them vulnerable to chytrid fungus.

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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) a at Centro Jambatu in Quito, Ecuador. This animal is originally from Rio Negro, Tungurahua Province, Ecuador. Its habitat is affected by habitat destruction, deforestation, agriculture, cattle raising and mining activities.

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A Chinambi harlequin frog, Atelopus sp. nov. (Chinambi), at Centro Jambatu in Quito, Ecuador. This animal is originally from Chinambí, Carchi Province, Ecuador. The known population area occurrence is tiny, and the habitat is affected by habitat destruction, mining activities, and floods in the river system as well.

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A Chinambi harlequin frog, Atelopus sp. nov. (Chinambi), at Centro Jambatu in Quito, Ecuador. This animal is originally from Chinambí, Carchi Province, Ecuador. The known population area occurrence is tiny, and the habitat is affected by habitat destruction, mining activities, and floods in the river system as well.

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A Condor harlequin frog, Atelopus sp. nov. (Cordillera del Condor), at Centro Jambatu in Quito, Ecuador. This animal is originally from Alto Nangaritza, Zamora Chinchipe Province, Ecuador. The population is affected by mining activities. There are a few individuals in captivity with no successful laboratory breeding yet. At the time this photograph was taken (January 2019) Centro Jambatu had 8 males and 2 females.

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A critically endangered Morona Santiago subfoot toad (Atelopus halihelos) at Centro Jambatu in Quito, Ecuador. This animal is originally from Zamora Chinchipe Province, Ecuador. This is a very rare species and it was the only individual in captivity at the time this photograph was taken (January 2019).

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A critically endangered Morona Santiago subfoot toad (Atelopus halihelos) at Centro Jambatu in Quito, Ecuador. This animal is originally from Zamora Chinchipe Province, Ecuador. This is a very rare species and it was the only individual in captivity at the time this photograph was taken (January 2019).

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A rubi poison frog (Ameerega parvula) at Centro Jambatu in Quito, Ecuador. This animal is originally from Shiripuno, Orellana Province, Ecuador. With this and many other species of poison dart frog, the male is in charge of the parental care.

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A rubi poison frog (Ameerega parvula) at Centro Jambatu in Quito, Ecuador. This animal is originally from Shiripuno, Orellana Province, Ecuador. With this and many other species of poison dart frog, the male is in charge of the parental care.

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A female Epibatidin dart poison frog (Epipedobates anthonyi) Santa Marta morph, at Centro Jambatu in Quito, Ecuador. This animal is originally from Santa Marta, Azuay Province, Ecuador.

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A female Epibatidin dart poison frog (Epipedobates anthonyi) Santa Marta morph, at Centro Jambatu in Quito, Ecuador. This animal is originally from Santa Marta, Azuay Province, Ecuador.

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A female Epibatidin dart poison frog (Epipedobates anthonyi) Santa Marta morph, at Centro Jambatu in Quito, Ecuador. This animal is originally from Santa Marta, Azuay Province, Ecuador.

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A limon harlequin toad (Atelopus sp.) at Centro Jambatu in Quito, Ecuador.

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A limon harlequin toad (Atelopus sp.) at Centro Jambatu in Quito, Ecuador.

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An endangered female elegant harlequin frog (Atelopus elegans) at Centro Jambatu in Quito, Ecuador.

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An endangered female elegant stubfoot toad (Atelopus elegans) at Centro Jambatu in Quito, Ecuador.

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A male critically endangered Rio Pescado stubfoot toad (Atelopus balios) at Centro Jambatu in Quito, Ecuador.

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A female critically endangered Rio Pescado stubfoot toad (Atelopus balios) at Centro Jambatu in Quito, Ecuador.

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A male critically endangered Rio Pescado stubfoot toad (Atelopus balios) at Centro Jambatu in Quito, Ecuador.

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A female critically endangered Rio Pescado stubfoot toad (Atelopus balios) at Centro Jambatu in Quito, Ecuador.

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A male and a female critically endangered Rio Pescado stubfoot toads (Atelopus balios) in amplexus at Centro Jambatu in Quito, Ecuador.

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A mindo morph of the poison dart frog (Epipedobates darwinwallacei) at Centro Jambatu in Quito, Ecuador.

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A mindo morph of the poison dart frog (Epipedobates darwinwallacei) at Centro Jambatu in Quito, Ecuador.

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A pants nurse frog (Allobates femoralis) at Centro Jambatu in Quito, Ecuador.

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A pants nurse frog (Allobates femoralis) at Centro Jambatu in Quito, Ecuador.

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A pucayacu morph of the Darwin-Wallace poison dart frog (Epipedobates darwinwallacei) at Centro Jambatu in Quito, Ecuador.

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A pucayacu morph of the Darwin-Wallace poison dart frog (Epipedobates darwinwallacei) at Centro Jambatu in Quito, Ecuador.

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An ankas morph of the Epibatidin poison dart frog (Epipedobates anthonyi) at Centro Jambatu in Quito, Ecuador.

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An ankas morph of the Epibatidin poison dart frog (Epipedobates anthonyi) at Centro Jambatu in Quito, Ecuador.

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A rio morph of the tricolor poison dart frog (Epipedobates tricolor) at Centro Jamatu in Quito, Ecuador.

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A rio morph of the tricolor poison dart frog (Epipedobates tricolor) at Centro Jamatu in Quito, Ecuador.

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A cielito morph of the tricolor poison dart frog (Epipedobates tricolor) at Centro Jamatu in Quito, Ecuador. This species is listed as vulnerable by IUCN.

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A cielito morph of the tricolor poison dart frog (Epipedobates tricolor) at Centro Jamatu in Quito, Ecuador. This species is listed as vulnerable by IUCN.

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