<p><i>(Hyloscirtus pantostictus)</i><br> • Photographed: At Pontificia Universidad Católica del Ecuador<br> • Size: Up to 2.5 inches<br> • Location: South America<br> • Status: Endangered</p>
SURO STREAM FROG
• Photographed: At Pontificia Universidad Católica del Ecuador
• Size: Up to 2.5 inches
• Location: South America
• Status: Endangered
We are witnessing a mass extinction. An exotic fungus is delivering the fatal blow to many amphibians already hit by habitat loss, pollution, and climate change.
This story appears in the April 2009 issue of National Geographic magazine.
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