A toad from my country!!! Puerto Rico ….
This video says about itself:
15 November 2010
A short video about the Puerto Rican Crested Toad – Peltophryne lemur.
Puerto Rico‘s only native toad bounces back from edge of extinction
Shreya Dasgupta, mongabay.com correspondent
December 19, 2014
Captive breeding program increases Puerto Rican crested toad from 200 to thousands
The Puerto Rican crested toad (Peltophryne lemur) has had a miraculous journey. Once common on the islands of Puerto Rico and Virgin Gorda, its population declined by more than 80 percent over the past decade, leaving behind just some 200 individuals in the wild. These few individuals are now known only from a handful of locations in Puerto Rico.
The toads were even thought to have gone extinct from 1931, until a small population was rediscovered in 1966. But researchers have turned their fate around. Since 1992, they have successfully bred in captivity and re-introduced to…
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