- Green-thighed Frog. Lemckert, Frank // Nature Australia;Summer2003/2004, Vol. 27 Issue 11, p24
Focuses on Green-thighed frog or Litoria brevipalmata, an endangered specie in New South Wales. Origin of its common name; Habitat preference; Key threats facing the Green-thighed frog population.
- Boophis ankarafensis. POPPY, BRENDA // Discover;Jan/Feb2015, Vol. 36 Issue 1, p61
The article discusses the recently discovered species Boophis ankarafensis, a type of tree frog native to the Ankarafa Forest in northwest Madagascar, focusing on its mating call, and critical endangerment due to habitat loss.
- ENDANGERED FROGS. Lewis, Dan // Numismatist;Sep2012, Vol. 125 Issue 9, p64
The article reports on the release of 10-kwacha coins with images of endangered frog species by the government of Malawi in 2010. It highlights some of these frogs including the tree frog, the dyeing poison arrow frog, and the Panamanian gold frog. It notes that the coin featured a...
- Observations of a Remnant Population of the Critically Endangered Hylid Frog Isthmohyla rivularis on the Monteverde Cloud Forest Preserve, Costa Rica. OLSEN, ANDREW C.; COSSEL JR., JOHN O. // Herpetological Review;2014, Vol. 45 Issue 2, p205
The article focuses on the research related to the declination of the hylid frog Isthmohyla rivularis in the Monteverde Cloud Forest Preserve, Costa Rica. Topics discussed include risk of extinction in amphibians in Costa Rica; description on the breeding ecology of the species; and...
- Applying niche-based models to predict endangered-hylid potential distributions: are neotropical protected areas effective enough? Urbina-Cardona, J. Nicolás; Loyola, Rafael D. // Tropical Conservation Science;2008, Vol. 1 Issue 4, p417
Tropical amphibians face a severe decline crisis with ca. 35% of species being currently threatened in the Neotropics. We selected 16 endangered-hylid species and used species records to model their potential geographical distribution for the continental Neotropics. We found that there is a...
- Preliminary Experiences with the Husbandry, Captive Breeding, and Development of the Hispaniolan Yellow Tree Frog, Osteopilus pulchrilineatus (Amphibia: Anura: Hylidae), with Ecological and Ethological Notes from the Wild. DIAZ, LUIS M.; INCHÁUSTEGUI, SIXTO J.; MARTE, CRISTIAN // Herpetological Review;2014, Vol. 45 Issue 1, p52
The article discusses animal husbandry, breeding and development in the Osteopilus pulchrilineatus species of Hispaniolan Yellow Tree Frog (Hylidae). Topics discussed include use of a dorsal pattern consisting of three conspicuous yellow lines to distinguish the frog, the species listed as...
- Anurofauna da floresta de restinga do Parque Estadual da Ilha do Cardoso, Sudeste do Brasil: composiÃ§Ã£o de espÃ©cies e uso de sÃtios reprodutivos. de Faria Nasser Vilela, Vívian Maria; Brassaloti, Ricardo Augusto; Bertoluci, Jaime // Biota Neotropica;2011, Vol. 11 Issue 1, p83
The Parque Estadual da Ilha do Cardoso is of great concern to conservation because it includes several coastal ecosystems, like mangroves, sand dunes, restingas, and Atlantic Rainforest, all of them under human pressure since Brazil discovery. The anuran fauna of Brazilian restingas remains...
- Less-endangered species. // Scholastic SuperScience;Nov/Dec97, Vol. 9 Issue 3, p3
Forecasts the comeback and decline of select endangered species within the next twenty years in the United States. Reason for initial decline and ultimate comeback of manatees; Reason for decline of ferrets and toads.
- Animal Rescues. // Scholastic News -- Edition 2;Feb2007, Vol. 63 Issue 5, p2
The article discusses how people helped several endangered animals in the U.S., including the American alligator, the gray wolf and the bald eagle.