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Sierra Juarez brook frog (Duellmanohyla ignicolor) found after not being seen for 50 years

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Researchers have found a species of frog that hasn’t been seen since 1970. The frog is the Sierra Juarez brook frog, Duellmanohyla ignicolor. The researchers were surveying the genus Duellmanohyla in Mexico when they found the frog that hasn’t been seen in 50 years near La Esperanza, Santiago Comaltepec, Oaxaca. They only found three individuals of the species but hopefully there are a lot more out there.

Read the paper at http://www.mesoamericanherpetology.com/uploads/3/4/7/9/34798824/furbush_et_al._paper.pdf

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