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T H R E AT E N E D F R O G S O F MadagascarFranco Andreone, Mike Bungard & Karen Freeman
 

Summary:  T H R E AT E N E D F R O G S O F
MadagascarFranco Andreone, Mike Bungard & Karen Freeman
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Our intention is to provide
some basic information on
the conservation of the
highly diverse and threat-
ened amphibians of Mada-
gascar. With more than 235
species of frogs found only
in Madagascar, the island is
one of the richest "froggy"
places in the world. The
frogs of Madagascar, how-
ever, suffer from a series
of threats, including habitat
alteration, deforestation,
pollution and collection for
the pet-trade. Therefore, in
September 2006 a sympo-

  

Source: Andreone, Franco - Zoology Department, Museo Regionale di Scienze Naturali di Torino

 

Collections: Biology and Medicine; Environmental Sciences and Ecology