Last Rabbs’ fringe-limbed tree frog passes away

Extinction is Forever.

“Toughie”, the world’s last Rabbs’ fringe-limbed treefrog, has died. The very last of his kind, this means the species is now extinct.

Let’s hope with this historic event, we will finally stop and pay attention to the extinction crisis, not only for the sake of imperiled amphibians, but for humanity as well. After all, as they go, so do we.


Rabbs’ fringe-limbed tree frog (Ecnomiohyla rabborum)

Watch the video of Toughie, filmed at the Atlanta Botanical Gardens in January of 2013

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