Nearly Extinct Frog Is Rediscovered

NWF   |   July 23, 2009

Yellow-legged frog It is always god news for wildlife lovers to learn that a lost species is not lost at all.


“For the first time in nearly 50 years, a population of a nearly extinct frog has been rediscovered in the San Bernardino National Forest. Biologists from the U.S. Geological Survey rediscovered the rare mountain yellow-legged frog in the San Jacinto Wilderness near Idyllwild.

Researchers had estimated there were about 122 adult mountain yellow-legged frogs in the wild.”

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