Some endangered frogs may be leaping back from extinction

Written by Amerikids USA

Endangered Frogs Leaping Back

This might be natural selection working at lightning speed, an example of survival of the fittest frogs.

That would have implications beyond Panama, beyond frogs, beyond amphibians. The planet’s biodiversity is threatened by habitat destruction, climate change, hunting and fishing, the spread of invasive species, and all the other ways that seven billion human beings alter and degrade the environment. Experts warn that we’re witnessing a mass extinction event, the first such die-off since an object from space 66 million years ago hit the Earth and ended the long reign of dinosaurs.



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