Exotic frogs found in Colombian Eden
"Without a doubt, this region is a true Noah's Ark."
- Jose Vincente Rodriguez-Mahecha, conservation official
Tacarcura Region, Colombia - A treasure trove of potential new species has been uncovered in a modern-day Garden of Eden in Colombia, scientists announced Monday.
During their three-week expedition, the scientists identified about 60 species of amphibians, 20 reptile species and almost 120 species of birds, many of them apparently found nowhere else, Conservation International reported.