Category Archives: Conservation

Romeo, the world’s loneliest frog, finds his Juliet

Romeo, the Sehuencas water frog, was believed to be the last of his kind, having spent the last 10 years alone in an aquarium. Now, scientists have finally found him a mate during an expedition to the remote Bolivian Cloud Forest. The lone male has been waiting patiently at the Historia Natural Alcide d’Orbigny in Bolivia while scientists searched for

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Land iguanas reintroduced to Galapagos island

1,436 Galapagos land iguanas have been reintroduced to Santiago Island after being absent for almost 200 years. The release comes as part of a project to increase numbers of these endemic iguana, and as a wider initiative to restore the biodiversity of Santiago. The land iguanas (Conolophus subcristatus) were transferred from North Seymour Island at the end of last year

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