Frog Bonanza: Up to 36 New Frogs Discovered in Tiny Madagascar Forest

Frog Bonanza: Up to 36 New Frogs Discovered in Tiny Madagascar Forest

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Frog Platypelis - Goncalo RosaIn one of the last surviving lowland forests in Madagascar, an area half the size of Manhattan, researchers found 36 frogs which look to be new to science.

In a new paper published in Biodiversity Conservation, Gonçalo M. Rosa, notes that up to 24 of the 76 unique frogs in the forest may be found nowhere else in the world but in the Betampona Nature Reserve, which covers just 8.6 square miles (2,228 hectares).

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