Species in danger

Two species of frogs that inhabit the Cajas National Park are at risk of disappearing, according to research conducted by ETAPA along with the United Nations Development Program (UNDP). Joining in the research are the Ministry of the Environment and the Amaru Biopark, whose objective is to avoid the extinction of two species: atelopus nanay and atelopus exiguus. José Cáceres, from ETAPA explained that both species were easily found until the 1980s, however, and now one species in particular, the atelopus nanay is in danger of disappearing.  A recent effort to find one took over 10 months before being located.…

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