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Critically Endangered - #33 Veragua Stubfoot Toad (Endangered species) 2021

The_Nature_PlugMay 19, 2021, 10:58:02 AM

The Veragua Stubfoot Toad or also know as the Rancho Grande Harlequin Frog native to Venezuela and is listed as critically endangered.

Reasons for critically endangered status - disease (Chytridomycosis), industrial pollution, prolonged drought, floods, over-harvesting, pet trade, collecting, Climate change.

Conservation efforts - The Veragua Stubfoot Toad live in national parks (protected areas).

Veragua Stubfoot Toad Facts - 

Science Name: Atelopus cruciger

Size: 2.8 cm - 5 cm 

Native Locations: Venezuela 

Lifespan: 10 years

Conservation status: Critically Endangered (CR)


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