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New Rare Frog Discovered in Sri Lanka, But Left Wholly Unprotected


Animals  (tags: animals, animaladvocates, protection, goodnews, wildlife, habitat )

Cal
- 776 days ago - news.mongabay.com
Sri Lanka, an island country lying off the southeast coast of India, has long been noted for its vast array of biodiversity. Islands



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Yulan Lawson (156)
Monday November 5, 2012, 2:57 pm
Another rare animal. When will we learn to stop.
 

Maggie Kearns (7)
Tuesday November 6, 2012, 5:19 am
Such a pretty frog! How many other species are undiscovered?
 

James B. (0)
Tuesday November 6, 2012, 5:28 am
Such rare species of animals should be protected and taken care of.
making your point
 

Past Member (0)
Tuesday November 6, 2012, 6:18 am
Noted.
 

Ana Fontan (16)
Tuesday November 6, 2012, 1:53 pm
Noted, these rare frogs should receive the protection they really need. Thank you
 

Christine Stewart (133)
Tuesday November 6, 2012, 3:18 pm
Please hide, little frog!
 

michelle t. (41)
Tuesday November 6, 2012, 6:12 pm
Great news.
Humans will try to wipe this species out in no time no doubt.
 

. (7)
Tuesday November 6, 2012, 7:26 pm
Noted, thanks.
 

Marie W. (67)
Tuesday November 6, 2012, 8:32 pm
Either reduce human population and hence destruction or nothing survives.
 

James B. (0)
Tuesday November 6, 2012, 8:53 pm
These species are rare. Please lets pray that this species is protected properly.
 

Darla Taylor (112)
Wednesday November 7, 2012, 11:07 am
Noted. Such a pretty little frog. They need to put actions into place that will protect this frog and the other animal who need protecting. Thanks so much, Cal.
 

Joan McAllister (1064)
Wednesday November 7, 2012, 12:48 pm
Let them remain undiscovered, it is the only way to protect them. Thanks Cal
 

Rose K. (0)
Wednesday November 7, 2012, 2:58 pm
noted thanks
 

Stella Gamboni (17)
Wednesday November 7, 2012, 5:00 pm
"Although biodiversity loss continues globally, many countries are significantly slowing the rate of loss by shoring up protected natural areas and the services they provide, and in expanding national park systems with tighter management and more secure funding."

-- Helen Clark

Apparently, Sri Lanka is not one of them.
 
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