Amphibian Crisis News

Celebrate frogs on leap day!

The San Diego Zoo Institute for Conservation Research in California, USA has been a partner in the recovery of the Southern California population of Mountain Yellow-legged Frogs, Rana muscosa, over…

Frog plague found in India

Hyloscirtus colymba tree frog being fed after being treated for Chytridiomycosis in Panama. Photo by: Rhett A. Butler. The chytrid fungus, which is responsible for the collapse of numerous amphibian…

Extinct frog rediscovered in Israel

The Hula painted frog (Discoglossus nigriventer) was last seen in 1955. Photo by Professor Heinrich Mendelssohn/Conservation International. After its marshland was drained, researchers thought the Hula painted frog (Discoglossus nigriventer)…

Saving Ghana’s vanishing frogs

One of Ghana's 78 recorded frogs: Leptopeles spiritusnoctis. Photo by: SAVE THE FROGS!. Frogs need all the help they can get. With the IUCN Red List estimating that 41 percent…

Frog pictures for Save the Frogs Day

Red-Eyed Tree Frog in Costa Rica Amphibians -- cold-blooded animals that include frogs, toads, salamanders, newts and caecilians -- are in big trouble. More than one third of the world's…