‘Extinct’ frog comes back to life
"The scientific importance of the finding must motivate us to adopt urgent measures toward saving the last of these amphibians, both in the wild and through captive breeding programmes,"
- Fabio Arjona, executive director of Conservation International in Colombia
Colombia - Scientists have sighted a spectacular South American frog which had been feared extinct for a decade.
The painted frog is found only in a small remote region of Colombia, and the last sighting dates back to 1995.