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Endangered or Not, But at Least No Longer Waiting
Animals  (tags: AnimalWelfare, conservation, extinction, humans, protection, endangered, goodnews )
Giana - 13 hours ago -

Perhaps it does not seem cause for celebration that the Oregon spotted frog, a four-inch-long amphibian that prefers the Pacific Northwest's dwindling marshy spots, is to be considered this year for federal protection as an endangered species.

5 years ago

Any time, an animal is saved from extinction; it's a good time.

This post was modified from its original form on 10 Mar, 19:17
5 years ago

100% agree wi ye there Nancy

5 years ago

It's just sad it gets to that point but at least it's caught before it's too late.

5 years ago

I beleive it is a good move, just hoping they don' t wait till it' s too late.

Golden arrow poison frog (Atelopus zeteki)
5 years ago

The golden arrow poison frog is classified as Critically Endangered (CR) on the IUCN Red List (1) and is listed on Appendix I of CITES (3).

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5 years ago

Great news, Iain. It makes you feel lots better when things occassionally go well. Love the name Golden Arrow Poison Frog; it would be neat if anyone who tried to hurt it would receive the same reward that skunks give their predators. 

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