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New species of poison frog discovered in Amazonian slopes of Andes...

Scientists have discovered a new species of poison frog on the Amazonian slopes of the Andes in southeastern Peru. The species was found in just...

Disentangling the myth of the singing bushmaster viper with the help...

Reaching over 3.5 m in length, the bushmaster (belonging in the Lachesis genus) is the largest viper in the western hemisphere. Legend spread among...

Lawsuit Seeks Overdue Protection for Rare Frog in California, Oregon

SAN FRANCISCO— The Center for Biological Diversity today filed a lawsuit over the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s lengthy delay in deciding whether to...

Lawsuit Filed to Protect Threatened Oregon Spotted Frog From Damaging...

PORTLAND, Ore.— The Center for Biological Diversity today filed a lawsuit against the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation over harm to the federally protected Oregon...

Researchers discover six new African frog species, uncover far more diversity...

Researchers have discovered half a dozen new species of the African clawed frog, and added back another to the list of known species, in...

Lucy, 9, fronts global fight to save frog from extinction

A nine-year-old schoolgirl is to front a global educational campaign, launched today, to save one the world’s rarest frogs. Lucy Marland joined forces with The...

Biologist finds “we are on pace to create a mass extinction”...

John Alroy, a professor of biology at Australia’s Macquarie University, says "a runaway train of extinction is now likely to produce what would be...

Endangered Mississippi Frogs Receives Recovery Plan

Plan Calls for Restoring Frog Across Its Range, Including St. Tammany Parish, Louisiana and Mississippi GULFPORT, Miss.— According to a settlement agreement with the Center...

Imperiled Madagascan amphibians find shelter in new protected area

After a five-year effort, some of Madagascar’s rarest amphibian and reptile species have received protection within the newly created Ankaratra Massif Reserve. The Madagascan...

Biodiversity Expedition in Madidi National Park Discovers New Frog Species

WCS reports that the groundbreaking Bolivian scientific expedition, Identidad Madidi, has discovered a new species of big-headed or robber frog (Oreobates sp. nov.) from...

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