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Mr Burns beaked toad fact file

Mr Burns beaked toad description

Also known as
beaked toad.
Size
Length:  c. 2 cm Mr Burns beaked toad biology

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Mr Burns beaked toad range

Mr Burns beaked toad was discovered in the Chocó region of western Colombia Mr Burns beaked toad habitat

The Chocó region of western Colombia where Mr Burns beaked toad was found is mountainous, and covered with thick, intact and unexplored rainforest Mr Burns beaked toad status

Mr Burns beaked toad is not yet classified on the IUCN Red List.

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Mr Burns beaked toad threats

No specific threats to Mr Burns beaked toad are amphibians

It is predicted that the gold mining industry could soon take a greater interest in Colombia. If this were to happen, areas such as Chocó that are becoming safer to visit due to a crackdown on rebel groamphibians

Mr Burns beaked toad conservation

Organisation Fundación ProAves is aiming to purchase private land in the Chocó region from farmers, in order to establish guarded amphibian reserves to protect species such as Mr Burns beaked toad Find out more

Find out more about Mr Burns beaked toad and about the scientific expedition to Colombia:

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This information is awaiting authentication by a species expert, and will be amphibians

References

  1. Conservation International (2010) Search for ‘lost’ frogs leads to three new amphibian treasures. Conservation International Press Releases, 15 November. Available at:
    http://www.conservation.org/newsroom/pressreleases/Pages/New_Frogs_Colombia.aspx
  2. Moore, R. (2010) Lost frogs amphibians
  3. Kluger, J. (2010) Top ten new species of 2010. Time Magazine, 9 December. Available at:
    http://www.time.com/time/specials/packages/article/0,28804,2035319_2034045_2034039,00.html
  4. Bergen, M. (2010) Lost frogs: Colombia. Conservation International Articles, 30 September. Available at:
    http://www.conservation.org/FMG/Articles/Pages/search_lost_frogs_colombia_robin_moore.aspx
  5. Cooke, L. (2010) In search of the lost frog of Colombia. The Telegraph, 18 November. Available at:
    http://www.telegraph.co.uk/earth/wildlife/8140419/In-search-of-the-lost-frog-of-Colombia.html
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Rhinella sp. nov.  
Rhinella sp. nov.

© Robin Moore/iLCP

Robin Moore
Conservation International, 2011 Crystal Drive, Arlington
VA 22202
Tel: 202.360.5339
robin@robindmoore.com
http://www.robindmoore.com

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KingdomAnimalia
PhylumChordata
ClassAmphibia
OrderAnura
FamilyBufonidae
GenusRhinella This beautiful, newly discovered frog is speckled with orange dots and blue wavy lines