New On World Threatened List: Tree Frog, Mudfish, Monitor Lizard

The Rabb's fringe-limbed tree frog, only discovered four years ago, is one of 1,895 amphibian species that could soon disappear from the wild because of deforestation and infection, the International Union for Conservation of Nature said.

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  • New on world threatened list: tree frog, mudfish, monitor lizard
    GENEVA — A rare Panamanian tree frog, a rodent from Madagascar and two lizards found only in the Philippines are among over 17,000 species threatened with extinction, a leading environmental group said Tuesday. The Rabb's fringe-limbed tree frog, only ...
    11/2/2009 - 11:00 am | View Link
  • Over 17,000 species threatened by extinction
    GENEVA — A rare Panamanian tree frog ... threatened by logging in their native Philippines. IUCN also surveyed 3,120 freshwater fishes, up 510 species from last year, and found 1,147 of them threatened with extinction. They include the brown mudfish ...
    11/2/2009 - 11:00 am | View Link
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    The Rabb’s fringe-limbed tree frog, only discovered ... bodies use the list as guidance when deciding which species to place under legal protection. The group added almost 300 reptiles this year, including the Panay monitor lizard and the sail-fin ...
    11/2/2009 - 11:00 am | View Link
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