Climate change puts the coquí at risk of extinction

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Laura M. Quintero
The mountain coquí is one of 14 species in Puerto Rico. Credit: Proyecto Coquí)

Three out of seventeen species of coquí have undergone extinction due to temperature changes, loss of their habitat and the spreading of the Bd fungus. Climate change is threatening at least 11 more species which would have a devastating effect on the ecosystem.

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