First Amphibian Declared Extinct Found in Israel

A team of scientists says it has “rediscovered” in northern Israel the first amphibian declared extinct by the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN), a species of frog that turns out to be the only surviving member of an extinct genus of frogs. READ MORE

 




The Hula painted frog was presumed gone when Hula Lake dried up in the late 1950s, and was declared extinct in 1996. However, scientists now say several specimens have been found in the Hula Nature Reserve since 2011. (Photo by Sarig Gafny)



 
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