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80 endangered spotted tree frogs return to the Australian wild

21/04/2022 07:55 PM | Click to read full article

While it might not seem like much because of its size, the spotted tree frog is a critical species for the biodiversity of its Australian habitats.

Of the almost 300 of these endangered frogs released into the wild, only about 10 survived the wildfires of 2019 and 2020. This was disheartening, but the tiny amphibian has made yet another leap away from extinction due to extensive conservation efforts.